Leishmaniasis: parasitic disease that is caused by infection with Leishmania parasites, which are spread by the bite of phlebotomine sand flies (vector)
You are an epidemiologist with the goal of eradicating leishmaniasis by using CRISPR in the same way as has been proposed for malaria. What are you targeting?
a. sand fly vector
c. local water supply
d. Leishmania parasite
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