New York’s polio epidemic a century ago had many of the problems found in the response to Zika: false rumors, ethnic prejudice and ineffective measures.
by John Robert McNeill
Mosquito-borne disease a monster killer in the Americas.
SOURCE: The Washington Post
by Steven Mintz
The key question is whether Americans will respond to Zika and lead poisoning as problems predominantly of the poor, met with pity and a shrug of the shoulders, or as a call to arms.
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