Yes the plan is to fight viral deceases, but what could go wrong? Oh I don't know, the spread of these deceases instead and a host of other nasty things. I'm not saying that this might work well, but releasing mutants into the wild didn't do such a great job with GMO food, now did it?
Millions of GMO Insects Could Be Released in Florida Keys
Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases. Never before have insects with modified DNA come so close to being set loose in a residential U.S….