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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Zika Virus, And Other Viruses Spread By Mosquitos

"Note to environmentalists: Before you start screaming about how pesticides are killing us — they aren’t — you might want to examine both sides of the equation. All of these “new” viral infections are spread by mosquitos. So please answer the following: What is the cost of not spraying? This answer is, unfortunately, already available: Africa. Malaria, which is also spread by mosquitos, kills thousands of people every day. How many deaths would have been prevented by more aggressive use of pesticides? You tell me."

Zika Virus: Unlikely to Kill, Impossible to be Killed

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