“The mosquitoes are winning, and everything else is losing.” That update comes courtesy of The Center for Public Integrity: Man vs. Mosquito: At the Front Lines of a Public Health War. “Mosquito-borne illnesses are on the rise, and climate change will worsen the threat. Little-known local agencies are the main line of defense.”

+ Deadly mosquito virus EEE has Michigan urging people to stay indoors.

+ “An experimental trial to reduce the number of mosquitoes in a Brazilian town by releasing genetically modified mosquitoes has not gone as planned … The claim was that genes from the release strain would not get into the general population because offspring would die. That obviously was not what happened.” Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Are Breeding in Brazil, Despite Biotech Firm’s Assurances to the Contrary.