Driven to extinction? The ethics of eradicating mosquitoes with gene-drive technologiesPugh, J, Journal of Medical Ethics, 42:578-581. 2016.
Mosquito-borne diseases represent a significant global disease burden, and recent outbreaks of such diseases have led to calls to reduce mosquito populations. Furthermore, advances in gene-drive' technology have raised the prospect of eradicating certain species of mosquito via ...
Keywords: Biomedical Social Sciences, Evolution and Creation, gene drive ethics, gene drive opinion, gene drive synthetic, Genetic engineering, insects, Medical Ethics, Moral Status, Research, Scientific, Social Issues, Social Sciences - Other Topics
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