Burkina Faso Tests Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Curb Malaria

May 20, 2021 10:29 AM
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The Burkina Faso-developed malaria vaccine is not the only solution to the mosquito-borne disease being tested in the country. Scientists in the West African nation have been breeding genetically modified mosquitoes that may reduce the ability of mosquito populations to spread malaria. Henry Wilkins reports from Bobo Dioulasso on Burkina Faso's cutting-edge research.