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  1. Matters of Dwelling: Releasing the Genetically Engineered Aedes Aegypti Mosquito in Key West.Carl G. Herndl & Tanya Zarlengo - 2018 - Social Epistemology 32 (1):41-62.
    In 2011, the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District’s proposed to release a genetically engineered Aedes aegypti mosquito to fight the spread of dengue fever and chikungunya. This would be the first release of a genetically engineered insect into the open environment in the US, and the proposal has sparked heated opposition in Key West. We address this controversy through Beck’s concept of reflexive modernity, tracing the way the FKMCD and Oxitec interpret the risk involved in the situation and how citizens (...)
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