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GM Mosquito Offers Hope in Fight Against Malaria

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GM Mosquito Offers Hope in Fight Against Malaria

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GM Mosquito Offers Hope in Fight Against Malaria

GM Mosquito Offers Hope in Fight Against Malaria

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Plasmodia, the parasite that causes malaria, invade a cell. University of California, San Francisco hide caption

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Malaria cases are increasing, in part because the parasite has learned how to fight off many new drugs. Scientists are hoping to stop the disease at its source — by redesigning the mosquito that carries malaria. NPR's Christopher Joyce reports.