Public response to a proposed field trial of genetically engineered mosquitoes in the United States [electronic resource] : a case study / Cinnamon S. Bloss.Material type: FilmSeries: Henry Stewart talksBiomedical & life sciences collection. Gene-drives and active genetics: Publisher: London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2018Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (25 min.) : color, sound)Subject(s): United States. Food and Drug Administration | Oxitec | Dengue -- Prevention | Dengue -- Florida | Genetic engineering -- Environmental aspects | Genetic engineering -- Social aspects | Insects -- Genetic engineering | Mosquitoes -- Control | Mosquitoes -- Genetic engineering | Aedes -- genetics | Animals, Genetically Modified | Dengue -- prevention & control | Disease Transmission, Infectious -- prevention & control | Ecological and Environmental Phenomena | Gene Drive Technology | Genetic Engineering -- methods | Mosquito Control -- methods | Mosquito Vectors -- genetics | Public Opinion | United States Food and Drug AdministrationOnline resources: Click here to access online | Series
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Contents: Recent transmissions of mosquito-borne disease -- Oxitec proposal of a Florida Keys trial of genetically engineered mosquitoes -- FDA "Finding of No Significant Impact" -- FDA public comments analyzed -- Themes: ecological implications; human health; concerns about genetically modified organisms generally; government and industry mistrust -- Georeferenced attitudes to genetically engineered mosquitoes -- Results of Florida's non-binding referendum -- Importance of public trust to successful public health interventions.
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