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22 Oct 2018
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Earlier this month, researchers at the Imperial College London reported a major breakthrough: in lab trials, they succeeded—for the first time—in eliminating the population of malaria-carrying mosquitos using the gene drive technology in less than 11 generations.
These results hold great promise for our malaria control and elimination efforts in the future—even though any tests involving gene drive mosquitos in the wild are still a few years away.