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An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed on human skin in a lab of the International Training and Medical Research Training Center (CIDEIM) on Jan. 25, 2016, in Cali, Colombia. (Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images)
An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed on human skin in a lab of the International Training and Medical Research Training Center (CIDEIM) on Jan. 25, 2016, in Cali, Colombia. (Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images)
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The Zika outbreak in Florida has public health specialists hunting for the best approach to battle the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the key culprit in the spread of Zika and several other deadly diseases.

Cary Barbor with The Pulse at Here & Now contributor WHYY visited the Miami laboratory of a researcher who thinks he's found a chink in the Aedes aegypti's armor.

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Cary Barbor, journalist and radio producer. She tweets @Bksandauthors.

This segment aired on October 17, 2016.

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