New Treatment for Malaria – Genetically modified mosquitos

https://www.statnews.com/2018/09/05/release-genetically-engineered-mosquitoes-africa/

Read this article in STAT.  It details the efforts of researchers to get acceptance for the release of genetically engineered mosquitos in parts of Africa.  Ultimately, the idea is to release a strain that will decrease the numbers of mosquitos there which are the vector for malaria which kills 3000 children every day and a million people every year.