Could we, should we annihilate Zika mosquitoes?


YouTube: A new technology could make diseases like Zika a thing of the past. But should we use it?

The CDC on Zika:

Vox explains Zika virus in 6 charts:

Scientific American on what it would take to establish a causal relationship between Zika and microcephaly:

The New York Times on a possible link between Zika and Guillain-Barré:

NPR on releasing GM mosquitoes to fight Zika:

NOVA Next piece on the CRISPR gene drive:

MIT Tech Review piece on using CRISPR to create a mosquito that can’t spread malaria:

Paper explaining the potential applications of gene drives, and also the ethical issues, written by scientists:

Wired on the ethics of CRISPR:

NOVA Next on using CRISPR to edit human embryos:

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