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Tsetse Flies and Sterile Insect Technique

Tsetse Flies and Sterile Insect Technique

Scientists at the IAEA are working on programmes to control the deadly tsetse fly in Africa using a nuclear technology. The fly is the carrier of the parasite that causes a wasting disease in livestock and sleeping sickness in humans - a disease that can lead to death if untreated. Louise Potterton speaks to IAEA entomologist and tsetse fly expert, Udo Feldmann.

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