This Biology Factsheet:
• Outlines the cause and symptoms of dengue fever.
• Describes how the disease is transmitted.
• Describes the life cycle of the mosquito vector.
• Outlines the ways in which mosquitoes can be controlled.
• Describes how genetically modified mosquitoes can reduce the spread of dengue fever.
• Explains how mosquitoes are genetically modified.
• Lists the advantages of using GM mosquitoes to control the disease.
• Examines some of the ethical issues of genetic modification.

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Publication Date

April 2018


ISSN: 1351-5136

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