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Cancel the Olympics

Posted June 22nd, 2016 at 4:20 pm (UTC-4)
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[M]ore than 10,500 athletes, coaches and trainers will have descended on Rio de Janeiro…more than 500,000 foreign spectators are expected….they will be exposing themselves to the Zika-carrying mosquitos…If you were a bioterrorist trying to expose as many of the world’s population as possible, I doubt you could come up with a better plan than this.

To Fight Zika, Let’s Genetically Modify Mosquitoes – the Old-Fashioned Way

Posted April 29th, 2016 at 11:53 am (UTC-4)
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We can accomplish the goal of producing mosquitoes incapable of transmitting human pathogens using the same kinds of selective breeding techniques people have been using for centuries on other animals and plants.