Read the Zika Zine

About the Zika Zine

The fictional mosquitoes in the Zika Zine do the same sorts of things as real Aedes mosquitoes, which carry Zika virus. Read the Zine, learn how Aedes mosquitoes live, and you’ll discover how to reduce the number of places where mosquitoes can survive. You’ll also find out how citizen scientists are helping NASA by documenting mosquito habitats with GLOBE Observer.  After you’ve read the Zika Zine, download the coloring pages, How to Draw Wanda in 9 Easy Steps and Make Your Own Zika Zine Comic and create your own mosquito pictures and stories.

The Zika Zine is an outreach effort of the GLOBE Zika Education and Prevention Project, an initiative of the GLOBE Implementation Office in partnership with the US Department of State.

Read the Zika Zine article in NESTA's The Earth Scientist.

Download the Zika Zine

Click on the image or the link below it to download a PDF of the Zika Zine in the language of your choice.

Testimonials from GLOBE Reviewers

"This comic book is good for the general public of all ages. It is easy to understand so people will have a clear understanding about Zika."
"I think it’s a great comic book experience for kids and they will certainly enjoy this. I have shared Zika Zine with my 9-year-old nephew & he loves it!"
"In my opinion, all groups can use Zika Zine in the curriculum children of all ages in school.  Interested students and teachers can deepen their knowledge of existing literature and even implement new projects."