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posted by martyb on Tuesday March 29 2016, @02:48AM   Printer-friendly
from the no-laughing-matter dept.

The Zika virus has been known for quite some time, but it gained notoriety recently due to its possible linkage to birth defects.

Science News has a summary report on Zika virus:

A report on the studies of its possible linkage to microcephaly, a birth defect of babies with undersized and underdeveloped brains:

In short, studies are continuing, evidence is mounting, but still not quite a confirmation.

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  • (Score: 2) by c0lo on Tuesday March 29 2016, @04:35AM

    by c0lo (156) Subscriber Badge on Tuesday March 29 2016, @04:35AM (#324221) Journal

    leaving behind climates hospitable to vast assortments of dangerous and novel critters ranging from microscopic to larger than man.

    Solution: occupy those niches before the critters do.
    After losing the War on Drugs and with the War on Terrorism not putting enough in the MilInd coffers, the War on Critters becomes a necessity.


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