Global | Climate Change and Zika Virus
With the rise in global temperatures comes an increasing threat of outbreaks of vector- and water-borne diseases. While the transmission of infectious diseases such as Zika virus are driven by complex environmental and social factors, adding climate change to the mix destabilizes what is already a global health challenges. The Zika virus and its suspected link to serious birth defects have recently been declared an international public health emergency by the World Health Organization. Read more.