Climate Change Could Tell Us Where Zika Will Spread Next

Warming temperatures and extreme weather are making more of the world breeding grounds for the mosquitoes that carry the disease.

Global travel and climate change are creating conditions perfectly designed to increase that mosquito’s breeding potential and lengthen its biting season, leading scientists to use the term “pandemic” to describe the Zika virus’ potential for destruction. On Thursday, the director of the World Health Organization warned that the virus is “spreading explosively” in the Americas.Read More

 

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