Feb 25, 2016

Climate Change is Helping Zika Virus Spread to Newer Areas

Chandan Das
Zika transmission. Photo: Wiki Commons
Zika transmission. Photo: Wiki Commons

Climate change has wide-ranging effects, including rising temperatures, melting icecaps and extreme weather conditions. This apart, a new aspect of climate change is worrying the global health community these days. The latest discovery that climate change is also responsible for mosquito-borne diseases, for instance Zika, has given rise to widespread concerns