Anti-dengue mosquitoes released in Au...

Anti-dengue mosquitoes released in Australia

There are 2 comments on the New Scientist story from Aug 26, 2011, titled Anti-dengue mosquitoes released in Australia. In it, New Scientist reports that:

Some 300,000 mosquitoes with the potential to block the spread of dengue fever have been released in Australia, in a large-scale trial of one of the most promising techniques to rid the world of the disease .

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Canberra, Australia

#1 Aug 26, 2011
This could be a miracle cure or a complete disaster should the virus mutate.

Caringbah, Australia

#2 Aug 26, 2011
oh yes, and what if they turn out like cane toads?

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