What are some of the leading arguments against this experiment? What happens to other species in the food chain? Isn't developing a vaccine a better way to go?
But a CanaRx representative said he was baffled by the action, saying it facilitates sales of ‘American brand name drugs only.’
But a critic says the agency has all the information it needs to curb long-term use of the addictive painkillers
The insects were created, using CRISPR, to carry a powerful "gene drive." The mosquitoes could provide a potent weapon against malaria, but they raise fears about unpredictable environmental effects.
An unusual report in the medical journal JAMA says they knew the drug was being prescribed to ineligible people but did little.