Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Speaking of gifts that keep on giving,

In the United States, diseases spread by mosquito, flea and tick bites tripled from 2004 to 2016, federal health officials say in a new report. During that time, there were more than 640,000 cases of vector-borne diseases.

And a key part:
“The data show that we’re seeing a steady increase and spread of tick-borne diseases, and an accelerating trend of mosquito-borne diseases introduced from other parts of the world,” says Petersen. “We need to support state and local health agencies responsible for detecting and responding to these diseases and controlling the mosquitoes, ticks and fleas that spread them.”
My, however could that be happening...

Some is undoubtedly "I went on vacation to 'Y', and got bit by a mosquito/tick, and this happened!"  The rest?  Remember all the illegal alien kids pushed through Mexico a couple of years ago?  Remember the reports from Border Patrol of all the diseases and bugs they were carrying?


Anonymous said...

Yeah, amazing coincidence how fast Zika made it from Brazil to America. I don't know if all of the carriers were U.S. citizens, or if the people found to be carrying it are foreign borne. Seems like quite the coincidence, doesn't it ?

Anonymous said...

Two words: Chagas Disease.

25 years ago "officially" it didn't exist at all, and people who claimed it was real and warned that foreign invaders were bringing it here were "extremists" and "racists."

Now it's here and American citizens are dying, but the Official Truth is that it's not nearly as bad as the rather gruesome descriptions, most of which are from now-removed US government web pages, made it sound. Big Brother has increased the chocolate ration from thirty grams to twenty grams! We love Big Brother!

Anonymous said...

Same with bedbugs.

The white world eradicated malaria everywhere white people went. Then for some unfathomable reason, white countries banned DDT. Now malaria is coming back.