Will this new biotech technique be the answer to mosquito borne illnesses plaguing much of the world?
By Paul Driessen and Robert Novak The Zika virus is increasingly linked to serious neurological complications for pregnant women and microcephaly in newborns: smaller than normal heads and brains. It also affects areas of fetal brains that control basic muscular, motor, speech and other functions, leading to severe debilities that require expensive care throughout a person’s life. The disease is becoming a crisis in Brazil, site of thisyear’s Summer Olympic Games. But cases continue to be reported in the United States, primarily among women who have traveled abroad, and Zika is reaching serious levels in Puerto Rico, other US territories, and [...]
It is mosquito season already, and there are various evils lurking about, notably the Zika virus which is spread by the same mosquito that gave us Yellow Fever. Mosquitos also spread Dengue and Chikungunya fever viruses. Take precautions, as the future pest control systems have yet to win FDA and USDA approval.