"I COULD NOT SEE THE SUN FOR MORE THAN TWO YEARS" – A LITTLE BOY IN PRISON/SOLITARY TOLD" WISH THAT NO CHILD HAS TO LIVE IN SHADOW! Photo pebbles foto – Bing images

Mosquito Hunter FRONTLINE A DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE


Mosquito Hunter


The Olympics are just days away.

 

August 2, 2016

/
Katie Worth Tow Journalism Fellow, FRONTLINE/Columbia Journalism School Fellowships

Video title

 

In the midst of political and financial crisis, Brazil is facing historic outbreaks of several mosquito-borne illnesses. One of the diseases, Zika, has infected an estimated 1.5 million in the country and is linked to severe birth defects in children. Racing to contain new infections, the government has deployed hundreds of thousands of health workers throughout the country to eradicate mosquitos. Among them is George Wallenberg, who FRONTLINE recently followed as he and his team went door to door in the city of Recife, the epicenter of the outbreak, looking for standing water where the mosquitoes that carry Zika might breed. But in a country where 80 million people don’t receive running water each day and must store it in containers at home, George’s job seems never ending.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/video/mosquito-hunter/

Advertisements

One response

  1. Reblogged this on Curi56's Blog.

    August 2, 2016 at 7:52 pm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s