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Baby Virus

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Baby Virus

Saturday, July 13 11:00 AM

1 Davis Square, Somerville

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Baby Virus

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This dramatic 12-foot tall inflatable “virus,” created by artist Wen Yu, discloses the urgent fact that climate change is affecting the disease landscape and possibly bringing ancient dormant viruses under the permafrost soils back to life. Though difficult to see the direct causal link between an expired can of tomato sauce in your trash and the rise of global temperatures, household consumption is a major contributor to anthropogenic climate change. “Baby Virus” urges individuals to consider the effects that their immediate actions have on the global climate, in the hopes of inspiring lifestyle changes that will contribute to preventing near climate tragedy.