Meet the Scientists Hunting Zika, For You!

mosquitoThe unpleasant Blood sucker..Spreading Zika.

Into a world of infectious diseases and those fighting save humans.The mosquito is historically one of the most deadly animals on the planet, spreading epidemics such Dengue, Malaria, and now Zika at alarming rates. In this episode of Symptomatic, Motherboard travels to the front lines of the fight to contain the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, the deadly carrier of diseases that have plagues humanity such as Dengue, Yellow Fever, Chikunguna, and now Zika. From a high tech firm in the UK working to genetically turn the mosquito on itself, to the people working day and night in Houston Texas to keep the mosquito from spreading the disease to the US, can we ever defeat these disease carrying mosquitos, or will we have to live with them forever?


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s