The Jan. 31 In Depth article, Zika: How to protect yourself from the mosquito-borne virus, was interesting.
As I read the articles, I thought it odd that Brazil had so many cases of microcephaly, but not Venezuela or other countries.
What makes Brazil different?
Then I read that Oxitec has conducted trials in Brazil, introducing genetically modified mosquitoes and has actually reduced the Aedes aegypti mosquito population by 90 percent.
Never miss a local story.
There’s the difference, I thought.
I hope this possibility is being considered, and would love to see a follow-up story, especially since the World Health Organization has stated it will be some time before they can even establish any link between the virus and the microcephaly cases.
There seems to still be a lot of unanswered questions.