Opinion

Don't just blame mosquitoes for Japanese encephalitis

By Emily Rice
Updated March 16 2022 - 2:56am, first published March 14 2022 - 5:30am
Mosquitoes wouldn't be spreading this potentially fatal illness were it not for piggeries. Picture: Shutterstock

If you've been game enough to peek at the news recently, you'll have noticed no shortage of apocalyptic headlines. Deadly floods, war, a relentless global pandemic that's been shunted from headlines but still haunts hospitals - it's grim.