Scientists say climate change fuelled Zika outbreak

Bloomberg: Climate change may have fuelled the outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Latin American and make it harder for developing countries to manage future epidemics, researchers said. Record-high temperatures last year in Brazil, Ecuador and other South America countries created ideal conditions for the mosquito that transmits Zika, which is suspected of causing birth defects, scientists said on conference call with reporters Friday (Feb 5). The researchers, who cautioned any link between......

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