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World in Progress: Medellin's war on dengue-carrying mosquitoes

Colombia has been hit by several large outbreaks of mosquito-transmitted diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and Zika in recent years. In the city of Medellin, scientists are working to stop the offending insects by releasing thousands of lab-born mosquitoes into the wild. Victoria Stunt reports.

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