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Should we proceed with the planned releases of genetically engineered mosquitoes for malaria control?

No - there are still too many unknowns; it is unethical, possibly even dangerous
49% (31 votes)
Yes - anything that we can add to the toolbox for malaria control is at least worth investigating
49% (31 votes)
No opinion
2% (1 vote)
Total votes: 63

Comments

Submitted by Anonymized User (not verified) on
Still we have not fully and effectively used the availble weapons ie technics to control malaria. We ie every country has to make a commintment to achieve the target set under elimination of malaria. Those who have achived are committed people.Hats' off to them.

Submitted by Anonymized User (not verified) on
Still we have not fully and effectively used the availble weapons ie technics to control malaria. We ie every country has to make a commintment to achieve the target set under elimination of malaria. Those who have achived are committed people.Hats' off to them.

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Submitted by William Jobin on
GM of mosquitos and Gene Drive give us possibility of eliminating major vectors one by one. Let's do it!

William Jobin Director of Blue Nile Associates

Submitted by Guru Narayanasamy on
True,but elimination of major vectors is possible in the lab or in a isolated geographical area.Still we have to go a long way with use of G M mosquitoes. Dr.G.Narayanasamy