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How The U.S. Lost The War Against The West Nile Virus

How The U.S. Lost The War Against The West Nile Virus

For a brief time at the turn of the millennium, few things might have scared the average New Yorker more than the words “West Nile,” the name given to the mosquito-borne virus that, in 1999, began killing birds and eventually people for the very first time in the U.S.

The 100 Most Popular Gizmodo Posts Of 2017

The 100 Most Popular Gizmodo Posts Of 2017

What a year, huh? While Facebook snooped on your family secrets, Trump tweeted us deeper into disaster, and various foreign objects were being pulled out of unsuspecting people’s heads, there was some joyous things to behold too. Like a hand-squeezed Juicero bag, or a flat Earther trying to go to…