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View of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with a bacteria that prevents them from spreading dengue, Zika and chikungunya, before their release at Ilha do Governador in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 29, 2017.
The mosquitoes will infect others in their species, reducing the population which transmits the diseases.   / AFP PHOTO / Apu Gomes        (Photo credit should read APU GOMES/AFP/Getty Images)
View of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with a bacteria that prevents them from spreading dengue, Zika and chikungunya, before their release at Ilha do Governador in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 29, 2017.
The mosquitoes will infect others in their species, reducing the population which transmits the diseases.   / AFP PHOTO / Apu Gomes        (Photo credit should read APU GOMES/AFP/Getty Images)

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