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zika

  1. MatheusPN

    Zika, Eugenism, GMO Insect, Microcephaly

    A summary: In 2012, British biotech company Oxitec released genetically modified mosquitoes (GMMs) with the aim of reducing the overall mosquito population that spreads diseases like dengue fever and the Zika Virus in northeast Brazil – ground zero of the current outbreak of Zika. Dr Helen...
  2. haidut

    A Pesticide, Not Zika, May Be The Cause Of Microcephaly In Brazil

    I have always been suspicious when viral epidemics of any sort become front page news. It usually turns out to be either a scam to extract taxpayers' money and throw them at a favored company to develop a "much needed" vaccine, or a cover-up of a bigger issue usually ties to some sort of...
  3. H

    Zika Speculations?

    I've been loosely following the BBCs coverage of the so-called Zika Virus emergency in Brazil (following loosely because I believe the BBC to be moderately neurotoxic). I've found the whole coverage has come across like some kind of outtakes reel from a disaster movie that never made it to the...
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