How a small Florida town is standing in the way of stopping Zika in the US — Fusion

Elena Scotti/FUSIONWhen scientists proposed releasing thousands of genetically modified Zika-killing mosquitoes in the Florida Keys, the biggest hurdle was not government regulation. On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration gave the project the green light, finding that its potential Zika-busting benefits outweighed any slim potential for environmental impact. Instead, scientists at the biotech firm Oxitec…

via How a small Florida town is standing in the way of stopping Zika in the US — Fusion

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