A secret weapon against Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases

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Where did Zika come from, and what can we do about it? Molecular biologist Nina Fedoroff takes us around the world to understand Zika's origins and how it spread, proposing a controversial way to stop the virus — and other deadly diseases — by preventing infected mosquitos from multiplying.

 

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Molecular biologist
Nina Fedoroff writes and lectures about the history and science of genetically modified organisms. Full bio