Feb 25, 2016

Zika, Microcephaly and Global Climate Change

Brazil
by
Lyn Neeley
,
Workers World
Photo: Workers World
Photo: Workers World

Deforestation rips out the forest, replacing it with cities and monocultures, which are ripe with hosts for mosquito-borne viruses. In these “wastelands,” mosquitoes can reproduce rapidly. Pools of water allow females to deposit their eggs and produce billions of offspring