[Marxism] Fwd: The Zika pandemic and the FMLN | Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Tue Jan 26 10:55:48 MST 2016


News is spreading rapidly about the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus that 
causes birth defects when a pregnant woman is bitten by an infected 
insect—specifically microcephaly that afflicted one of the characters in 
Todd Browning’s “Freaks”.

Like many of the diseases that are becoming epidemics in the global 
South, it is a product of poverty, climate change and the destruction of 
natural habitat. The most infamous examples are heretofore have been 
AIDS and the Ebola virus but now Zika looms as the latest pandemic threat.

full: http://louisproyect.org/2016/01/26/the-zika-pandemic-and-the-fmln/



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