UN Readies Nuclear Solution to Destroy the Zika VirusBy
Male mosquitoes would be sterilized through radiation
Rivals question whether radiated bugs are up to the job
Intrexon Corp. has captured investors’ attention this month with the prospect that its genetically-modified mosquitoes could help control the Zika virus sweeping through parts of Brazil. Now the Maryland-based biotech firm could be beaten to the punch by a nuclear solution developed by the United Nations.
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