Protest grows against releasing genetically altered bugs

A counter tracking online signatures to a petition that protests a Florida Keys mosquito-control plan changed by the minute Friday, relentlessly ticking toward 101,000 names. “The whole country, not just our local community, is sending a very strong message: It’s not OK to use people as an experiment,” said Mila de Mier, a Key West resident who authored the petition against a planned release of genetically altered mosquitoes in Key West.

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