Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Fight Diseases

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Out of the 750,000 different species of insects covering Earth, there are about 14,000 that feed on blood, getting their sustenance by puncturing the skin of vertebrates. Certain strains of mosquitoes are infected with parasitic organisms that can become toxic and lethal to humans, once they are passed on.

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