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Billions of GE Mosquitoes Released, Health Risks Ignored

Biotechnology company Oxitec spent years trying to gain approval to release its controversial genetically engineered (GE) mosquitoes in the U.S., specifically in Key West, Florida. In June 2020, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services gave the go-ahead for the plan,1 following the U.S. EPA’s granting of an experimental use permit (EUP) that would… Read More »

Jesse Jackson released from hospital after 3-week stay: ‘I was unable to walk’

Health News Loading the player… Rev. Jesse Jackson has healed and says he’s ready to get back to work. The civil rights icon was released from the Northwestern-affiliated Shirley Ryan AbilityLab after a three-week stay. According to Chicago Suntimes, he was initially suffering from abdominal pains and underwent surgery. “When I entered the rehab center, I… Read More »