Meet the man who’s helping to make mosquito-borne diseases a thing of the past

14 November 2019

Around 15 countries are preparing to test a technique that sterilizes male mosquitoes using radiation as part of a global health effort to control diseases such as chikungunya, dengue, and Zika.

In an interview with UN News’s Daniel Johnson, Jeremy Bouyer, a UN pest control expert, explains how the process of using radiation on the bugs works.

Audio Credit:
Daniel Johnson, UN News
Audio Duration:
4'34"

 

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