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19 Sep 2016

[#USA, #Florida] The #Politics of #Zika (Counterpunch, September 19 2016)

 

Title: [#USA, #Florida] The #Politics of #Zika.

Subject: Zika Virus, epidemic response in Florida.

Source: Counterpunch, full page: (LINK).

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The Politics of Zika

by Christopher Brauchli 

[A] vile insect that has risen up in contempt / against the majesty of Heaven and earth. / Johnathan Edwards, The Justice of God . . . . (1734)

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It turns out it didn’t make all that much difference, except for the 1,700 newly confirmed cases of individuals who contracted the Zika virus during the time Congress was on holiday whose fetuses may suffer life altering birth defects as a result.  (Members of Congress do not refer to their time off as holiday.  They call it “the district work period” a description that fools no one but makes members feel a lot better about being gone.)

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Keywords: USA; Florida; Zika Virus.

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