Students see potential for vaccine-delivering mosquitoes

02/18/2013 | FastCoExist

Provita, a company operated by science- and business-oriented high school students, is developing a "flying syringe" approach to managing mosquito-born diseases. The company hopes to develop mosquitoes that can produce a West Nile virus vaccine. The company also is working on a product called Coagula intended to reduce the need for injections to treat von Willebrand disease and hemophilia.

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