EPA has approved the plan to release Genetically Modified Mosquitoes in Florida

They are produced in Laboratory lay eggs

It carry the self-limiting and fluorescent marker genes

This is performed to fight from mosquito-borne diseases

Oxitec will release about 2.4 billion gene-altered mosquitoes between 2022 - 2024

It helps in reducing the cases of dengue, yellow fever, chikungunya, or Zika

Self-limiting gene Genetically Modified Mosquito prevents female mosquito offspring from surviving to adulthood