At least in part.
Via Chelsea Harvey of the WaPo:
Fear and misinformation about the Zika virus still abound, according to a new survey just released by the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Public Policy Center. Most notably, the survey finds that more than a third of (American) respondents incorrectly believe that genetically modified mosquitoes have caused the spread of the disease...
I'm surprised Mess'rs Beck and Limbaugh aren't screaming for the heads of geneticists who work on dipterian insects everywhere.
With an assist of the good Ms. Palin, of course.