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DOUNIAMAG-BRAZIL-AEDES AEGYPTI-TRANSGENIC-UNLEASH

View of pupas of transgenic mosquito Aedes aegypti OX513A, which host reproductive capability is altered, in Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil on October 26, 2016. Governments and philanthropists announced an $18 million plan to release mosquitoes resistant to Zika, dengue and other viruses in urban areas of Colombia and Brazil. The program aims to boost mosquito-control efforts by creating transgenic insects, following the alarming spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which can cause devastating birth defects. / AFP PHOTO / Miguel SCHINCARIOL / The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by Miguel SCHINCARIOL has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [TRANSGENIC] instead of [WOLBACHIA]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require. (Photo credit should read MIGUEL SCHINCARIOL/AFP via Getty Images)
DOUNIAMAG-BRAZIL-AEDES AEGYPTI-TRANSGENIC-UNLEASH
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