Washington Post Examines History, Future Of Mosquito Control Efforts
The Washington Post looks at the history and future of disease-carrying mosquitoes, "the most deadly non-human animal on the planet." The newspaper describes several mosquito-control methods, and poses the question, "If scientists could find a way to wipe out all mosquitoes recent studies have shown that it may be possible to chemically sterilize males and dupe the females into mating with them would that be a good idea?" (Palmer, 8/15).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.