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Zika Spraying Enriches Chemical Companies While Endangering Public Health

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  • Models warned 200 million Americans would become infected with Zika this summer, but the two states with the highest rates of Zika infections, New York and Florida, have only had 625 and 507 cases respectively so far
  • Naled insecticide, which is being aerially sprayed in Florida and elsewhere, can have adverse effects on your nervous system. Organophosphates are also linked with shortened pregnancies, lowered IQ and increased risk of ADD
  • New York and California are using pyrethroid pesticides to combat Zika-carrying mosquitoes; ingredients are known endocrine disruptors with neurotoxic and potentially carcinogenic properties, and may be harmful to the fetal brain

By Dr. Mercola

As you may recall, the Zika virus made big headlines back in January and February when the Brazilian government blamed Zika-carrying mosquitoes for an uptick in reports of microcephaly, a condition in which babies are born with unusually small heads.


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