Climate Change , Current Events , Public Health

Local transmission of MALARIA happening in the US for the first time in 20 years

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NBC News: CDC issues alert after 5┬ácases of locally acquired malaria reported in Texas and Florida — The cases were the first in 20 years to be acquired in the U.S., with no links to travel outside the country. Yet another sign of #GlobalWarming. I’m writing this post how as a memo to my future self, 20 years from now, who wonders if people in 2023 were really unaware of what was happening. This story is a perfect example of where we are at today. The obvious (but unstated) conclusion from this story is that the upswing in malaria is […]