When you least expect it


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Along with all the other problems in Greece, they are now having to fight a pest that much of the rest of the Western nations has pretty much under control - mosquito-borne diseases.


They are in such disarray over their national debt that they can't muster what's needed to fight what should be a simple thing to deal with. Makes you wonder just WHAT crisis will strike them next...
That will happen in the US as well, if the bankers get final hold of the political system as they did in Greece - and they will blame the debt for the effects of their policies and embezzlements in the US, as well.

We have malaria, West Nile, encephalitis, etc. We have a warming climate, both native and introduced vector mosquitoes with expanding ranges, and immigrants from afflicted places. We also have a large population - greater than Greece's 30%, mentioned in the article - who would have little access to appropriate medical care, under the proposed austerity measures whose proponents are now leading the election polls.