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Zika Virus: What We Know

Mosquitoes can drive you crazy with their buzzing and biting whenever you try to enjoy the great outdoors, but the health risks that they present make mosquitoes far more than a simple nuisance. These unpleasant insects have long been known to spread a nasty assortment of serious illnesses that include malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever and West Nile virus. As if that isn’t enough, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has now identified a serious new threat that is carried by mosquitoes called Zika. Mosquitoes Spread Zika Virus While many mosquito-borne illnesses aren’t normally seen in America, this new… Read more »