Zika: How to fight back


There is no putting the Zika genie back in its bottle, but there are quite a few things that can be done to thwart its progress.

A mosquito (Aedes aegypti), by A.J.E. Terzi. (source: Wellcome on Wikimedia Commons ).


Zika, a virus associated with shrunken heads in babies and creeping paralysis in adults, seems more science fiction than science fact, but it is all too real and all too heartbreaking. Its insidious ability literally to attack the future by targeting the unborn sets it in a category all its own.

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