February 15, 2016

Zika is Not Brazil’s True Problem

The focus of Brazilian research should be microcephaly, not Zika 

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Curmudgeon has wasted far too much time reading contradictory pieces about the Zika virus and its alleged connection to a serious brain defect called microcephaly. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued an advisory on January 6th saying there was no reason for pregnant women not to travel to places with Zika, but on January 16th, it said “don’t go!” Read more.

Rio Times

Related,
D-Day for Combating Zika Virus Mosquitos in Brazil - Rio Times
Zika Virus Linked to Microcephaly in Two Brazilian Newborns - Rio Times

Millions Still Live Without Basic Sanitation Services in Brazil - Rio Times

Why Brazil has a big appetite for risky pesticides - Reuters
- Brazil: Pesticide boom (audio) - DW

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