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Zika Virus arrives in the U.S.

Posted by Stuart Rose on

Lead article in the New York Times today discusses how Miami is fighting to prevent the spread of the Zika Virus by eliminating the breeding sites of the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. These mosquitoes breed in rainwater collected in discarded cans, tires, rain-catching flower pots, kiddie pools, etc. Other states, such as Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, the Carolinas—and along the Texas coast, are also under threat, but don't have budgets adequate to employ vigorous mosquito-elimination measures. See video here.

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