Health Highlights: Feb. 20, 2015

February 20, 2015 1:47 PM

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A plan to release genetically-modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys to combat mosquito-borne diseases has many residents worried.

The first-such proposal in the United States is from British biotechnology company Oxitec. It has applied to the Food and Drug Administration to conduct a trial in which several million genetically-modified mosquitoes would be released in an effort to fight two mosquito-borne diseases, dengue and ch...

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