Baby-deforming Mosquitoes Causing Wide Spread Birth Defects

Here’s a new threat for perspective parents to worry about: Zika, a mosquito born virus, has been linked to wide spread birth defects, and in particular causes children to be born with smaller-than-usual brains. In 2015 the virus spread through Brazil, affecting as many as 1.3 million people. This has caused several South American governments to take the unusual step of telling women to avoid pregnancy altogether. El Salvador even issued an advisory warning women to avoid pregnancy until at … Continue reading →