Keywords: Djibouti

Djibouti Unleashes Controversial Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Palki Sharma,  Firstpost,  2024.
Djibouti is combatting malaria by employing a unique tactic: utilising mosquitoes to battle mosquitoes. The East African nation has released tens of thousands of genetically engineered mosquitoes armed with a "self-limiting" gene. This bioengineered gene aims to curb mosquito ...
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Genetically modified mosquitoes to fight malaria

The Naked Scientists,  2024.
Genetically engineered mosquitoes are taking to the air in an experiment to attempt to curtail malaria in Djibouti. The tiny African nation all but eliminated malaria just over a decade ago. But rising population and urbanisation has seen disease cases skyrocketing again, making ...
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