20 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes have just been released in California. On purpose | World Economic Forum

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WEF reports that unleashing a swarm of sterile male mosquitoes upon the population is a good thing, hoping that it will stop the spread of the potentially Zika virus.

Source: 20 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes have just been released in California. On purpose | World Economic Forum

Whilst on the surface, this seems like a win-win strategy, we do not know the long term impact on the eco-system. Are the scientists sure that they won’t start an ‘eco-war’?

Thoughts?

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