Tiger mosquitoes help spread tropical diseases. Photo: Shutterstoc

Chinese scientists’ new technique to wipe out mosquito populations may provide vital new weapon against range of deadly diseases

  • Researchers managed to eradicate populations on two islands in Guangzhou province in two years by releasing 200 million insects specially bred to be infertile
  • Mosquitoes carry a range of diseases such as malaria and dengue fever and scientists believe using biological technique may be best for the environment
Topic |   China science

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Tiger mosquitoes help spread tropical diseases. Photo: Shutterstoc
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