To stop the Zika virus from spreading in Brazil, specialists call for an “environmental revolution”

Mongabay: For nearly five months now, Liana Azeredo avoids walking the streets of Rio de Janeiro during the day. Even under the intense heat of the city, she also prefers long blouses and pants. Inside her handbag, she’s carrying repellents and colored bracelets with citronella. The change in her life is due to the fear of Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that transmits diseases such as Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika. Although all three are considered serious diseases, Liana’s biggest fear is being contaminated......

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