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Male mosquitoes infected with a certain bacteria can mate with female, potentially disease carrying mosquitoes, and render them infertile, lowering the mosquito population. MosquitoMate , a biotechnology start-up company that specializes in mosquito control, has been given the approval of the Environmental Protection Agency to release mosquitoes that will prevent the spread of Zika, dengue and yellow fever, and other diseases spread by the biting pests.
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