Florida releasing genetically modified mosquitoes to prevent diseases like Zika | Live Science: Hundreds of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes will soon be released in the Florida Keys island chain to wipe out local populations of disease-carrying mosquitoes, according to news reports.Um, didn't we hear of this years ago? Yes, yes we did.
The big questions are, will it work and will it have unintended effects on the environment?
The answer is: very probably not.
And remember, this is the year 2020. To quote the great Dorothy Parker: "What fresh hell is this?"