Vermont to target 'willful violations' of GMO labeling law

As Vermont is set to become the first state in the country on July 1 to require the labeling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients, the state's attorney general says his office will enforce the law by targeting ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New ways of fighting Zika needed after dengue problems

The World Health Organization says that traditional insecticide spraying has had no significant impact in slowing dengue, raising major questions about how officials might stop the spread of the Zika virus, also spread by ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UN: Stopping Zika may require genetically modified insects

The World Health Organization says it may be necessary to use controversial methods like genetically modified mosquitoes to wipe out the insects that are spreading the Zika virus across the Americas.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Panama looks to GM mosquitoes to combat Zika

Panama is mulling releasing millions of genetically modified mosquitoes on its territory to combat the spread of the Zika virus, a prominent health official told AFP on Thursday.

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