GMO mosquitoes in Burkina Faso

Friday, July 5, 2019 - 5:35pm

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For the first time, scientists in Africa have released genetically modified mosquitoes into the wild. It’s part of a controversial, long-term effort to wipe out malaria-carrying mosquitoes by spreading fatal traits into the population. Marco Werman talks with the lead scientist, Dr. Abdoulaye Diabaté.