Monday, February 1, 2016

Zika Virus Caused by Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes

The Mirror has reported the Zika virus was caused by genetically modified mosquitoes.  This whole fiasco was engineered by scientists who thought they could play God by engineering an insect that could combat dengue fever.  Here is an excerpt:
The insects were engineered by biotechnology experts to combat the spread of dengue fever and other diseases and released into the general population of Brazil in 2012.

But with the World Health Organisation(WHO) now meeting in Geneva to desperately discuss cures for the Zika virus, speculation has mounted as to the cause of this sudden outbreak.

The Zika virus was first discovered in the 1950s but the recent outbreak has escalated alarmingly, causing birth defects and a range of health problems in South and central America.

The first cases were reported in Brazil last May with up to 1.5 million people now thought to be affected by the virus which is spread by mosquitoes endemic to Latin America.

Just in time for the Olympics.  I’m sure this event will be a resounding success.


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