Eradicating Deadly Diseases?

Aug 05 , 2019 | Innovation

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Chinese scientists recently flooded two islands in southern China’s Guangdong province with hundreds of millions of mosquitoes... and then successfully cleared them all out. It was part of a massive experiment by a research team at Sun Yat-sen University to determine if the world can eliminate deadly mosquito-borne diseases -- including malaria, dengue and Zika -- that kill one million people every year. James Chau looks at this fascinating story. 

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