With no vaccine available, biologists consider using controversial 'gene-drive' technique to stop Zika

February 10, 2016
Aaron Polmeer

By Chloe Olewitz

A gene drive to introduce mass DNA changes to the aedes aegypti mosquito species could remove the threat of Zika virus. The technology could be completed much sooner than a vaccine, but it is faced with heavy ecological controversy.

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