Sometime next year, genetically modified mosquitoes will be released in the Florida Keys in an effort to combat persistent insect-borne diseases such as Dengue fever and the Zika virus
Two more cases of dengue fever have been confirmed in Miami-Dade, bringing the county’s total of local cases to 14, health officials announced Monday. The two new cases are geographically linked to a travel-related case, according to a statement from the Florida Department of Health. The county remains under a mosquito-borne illness alert. Dengue is spread through the Aedes mosquito, which...