West Nile virus infections could double in the U.S.

From The Houston Chronicle
November 29, 2018

The number of West Nile virus cases in the United States is expected to more than double in the next 30 years. 

That’s one of the dire predictions in the climate report that the Trump administration released on Black Friday. Scientists project that as average temperatures continue to rise, the geographic ranges of disease-carrying insects like mosquitoes and ticks will grow, putting more Americans at risk of getting infected with West Nile virus, Zika virus, Lyme disease, and dengue in the coming decades.

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