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Mosquitoes 🦟 can get infected with #Zika virus 🦠 by breeding is sites where infected people peed 🚽?

WTF? I can't even... 🤔
2/n Ugh, so many questions, that (reluctantly) I think that this requires a thread.

Here's a direct link to the paper is you want to play along at home.👇
nature.com/articles/s4146…
3/n My first question - is Zika virus even f-ing infectious from urine, and if so, for how long? Welp, I guess it is - for about a day at 28C (longer at 37C).
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Our next Research Showcase will be livestreamed on September 19, 2018 at 11.30am PT / 18:30 UTC (1/4):
This month: @mtizzoni and collaborators (@ISI_Fondazione) will present a study on the impact of news exposure on collective attention during the 2016 #Zika epidemic, using @Wikipedia traffic data. (2/4)
The second talk by Jane Im (University of Michigan) and @amyxzh (MIT) looks at Wikimedians' deliberation and resolution processes, through an analysis of a dataset of 7,316 RfCs on English Wikipedia over the course of 7 years. (3/4)
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The moment an unverified news report emerges on #NipahVirus , well-manicured @WhatsApp messages begin circulating. Is all of this linked to @BillGates so-called warning, which actually is his push for his next #Vaccine product

gatesnotes.com/Health/Shattuc…
Look at these well-made images circulated immediately after the news report on the #NipahVirus
@MoHFW_INDIA must watch out for this new game that @BillGates is playing.
@ashwani_mahajan I hope you are watching!
Same story played out with #Ebola and #Zika
Stage 1 - Few cases reported
Stage 2 - Scare amplified by @BillGates PR machine
Stage 3 - Amplify fear with "There Is No Vaccine" PR

The next few stages will be:
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Timothy J. Cunningham, ScD. Team Lead, Division of Population Health. Mid thirties, close relationship with sister, and parents. Named "ATL top 40 under 40." Worked on Ebola and Zika. Missing since February 12. Left work early, not feeling well. ajc.com/news/breaking-…
Body found with running shoes and 3 crystals in his pocket. A preliminary cause of death is listed as "drowning." CNN headline reads "No signs of foul play." On the morning of his disappearance, he tried to text his mother "Are you awake" at 5:21AM and called her at 9:12AM.
2. I run the Chattahoochee a lot. It's a wide river with lots of developed shore trails. How do you leave work sick, wake up early, go jogging with 3 crystals in your pocket, then jump in the river in February to drown? Why is this headlined as "not a sign of foul play?" #Qanon
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