Wednesday, August 10, 2016

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

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Local residents are not enthusiastic about the plan. Organizing via hashtags like #‎buzzoffOxitec and a Facebook group titled “No to GM Mosquitoes in Key Haven” with just over 700 likes, a small group of Keys residents have become a very loud opposition to Oxitec’s field test in Florida.

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There are few places where the opinions of the public are so divorced from that of science as genetic engineering.