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> We’re told that scientists must work hard to find a new vaccine, as if that would be the best solution to the problem.

Because it's probably easier than just preventing mosquitos.

The advantage we have with mosquitoes is that they fly about and mingle with the general population, looking for other mosquitoes to mate with. Isolated population reservoirs are relatively easy to identify. So if the latest advances in DNA technology bear fruit, mosquitoes may well turn out to be the easier target.

Also, I hate mosquitoes and want them all dead.

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