Why Have Insect-Delivered Diseases Tripled Since 2004?

Why Have Insect-Delivered Diseases Tripled Since 2004? By Catherine J. Frompovich In May of 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published some rather interesting demographic data regarding insect-delivered diseases – basically those diseases have tripled since 2004 [1-2]! https://youtu.be/mLumut2nQMs?t=17 According to the CDC, “Nine new germs spread by mosquitoes and ticks have been discovered or introduced since 2004.”  Chikungunya and Zika viruses, even though not ‘new’ and have been around elsewhere, are relatively new to the USA. The question this author, who is/has been a healthcare issues…

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