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Africa: WHO Issues New Guidance for Research on Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Fight Malaria and Other Vector-Borne Diseases

May 19, 2021
Geneva, 19 May – New guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) sets essential standards to inform future research and development on genetically modified mosquitoes, particularly in addressing issues relating to ethics, safety, affordability and effectiveness. Malaria and other vector-borne diseases, including dengue and Zika, affect millions globally. More than 400 000 people a year