Feb 24, 2016

The link between Zika and climate change

Brazil
by
Greg Mercer
,
The Atlantic
Miriam Araujo holds her son Lucas, who was born with microcephaly, in Sao Jose dos Cordeiros, Brazil. Photo: Ricardo Moraes, Reuters
Miriam Araujo holds her son Lucas, who was born with microcephaly, in Sao Jose dos Cordeiros, Brazil. Photo: Ricardo Moraes, Reuters

Like other viruses spread by mosquitos and ticks, Zika could soon enjoy a greater reach, thanks to climate change.