Malaria-infected mosquitoes, pictured at a lab in the US, could eventually be a thing of the past, thanks to the latest research. Photo: AFP

British scientists modify mosquitoes to breed mostly males, in fight against malaria

Gene switch that ensures most of insect's eggs produce males, causing plunge in populations, is hailed as 'quantum leap' in disease fight

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Malaria-infected mosquitoes, pictured at a lab in the US, could eventually be a thing of the past, thanks to the latest research. Photo: AFP
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