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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
White House seeks $1.8 billion to fight Zika virussome significant risk for pregnant women and women who are thinking about havin
White House seeks $1.8 billion to fight Zika virus
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted an hour ago
some significant risk for pregnant women and women who are thinking about having a baby." The White House move followed a World Health Organization (WHO) emergency declaration last week that the Zika virus was now a global health threat, based on... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Zika 'spreading explosively' in the Americas: What you need to knowDeclaring a threat of “alarming proportions,” the head of the World Health Orga
Zika 'spreading explosively' in the Americas: What you need to know
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
Declaring a threat of “alarming proportions,” the head of the World Health Organization warned Thursday that the Zika virus is “spreading explosively” across the Americas and could infect as many as 4 million people. Dr. Margaret Chan told the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Turkey: Refugee limit reachedfaced mounting pressure to open its border to tens of thousands of Syrians who
Turkey: Refugee limit reached
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
faced mounting pressure to open its border to tens of thousands of Syrians who have fled a government onslaught. The United Arab Emirates, meanwhile, joined Saudi Arabia in saying that it was open to the idea of sending ground troops to Syria... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
African Children's Choir to perform in Florencefrom Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana and other African coun
African Children's Choir to perform in Florence
The Gadsden Times / Posted yesterday
from Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana and other African countries and gives them an opportunity to travel the world singing and performing for a year and then gives them the opportunity to have an education for as long as... Read more
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Orange County Register
Zika: Medical mystery with a global reachthe chief suspect in the hunt to work out what had happened to those newborns.
Zika: Medical mystery with a global reach
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
the chief suspect in the hunt to work out what had happened to those newborns. Since then, those tiny babies have led the World Health Organization to declare a public health emergency. They have prompted warnings to pregnant women to avoid... Read more
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Inquirier.net
New year, new travel: more Chinese choose tourism over traditionindependence are seeing more and more young Chinese choose to defy custom, whil
New year, new travel: more Chinese choose tourism over tradition
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
independence are seeing more and more young Chinese choose to defy custom, while at the same time tourism and outbound travel are surging. “There was no choice” but to go abroad, Zhang said. “It’s mostly the generation who grew up in the 90s... Read more
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CBS News
Latest Zika advice: Use condoms during pregnancyPregnant women with a male sexual partner who has traveled to, or lives in, an
Latest Zika advice: Use condoms during pregnancy
CBS News / Posted 3 days ago
Pregnant women with a male sexual partner who has traveled to, or lives in, an area affected by active Zika virus transmission should refrain from sex or use condoms during sex until the pregnancy is over, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
With Zika, ethical & medical questions, but few answersOPINION: World Health Organisation WHO,Zika virus,Zika Vaccine Matt McCarthy
With Zika, ethical & medical questions, but few answers
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
OPINION: World Health Organisation WHO,Zika virus,Zika Vaccine Matt McCarthy says doctors are playing a bit of a guessing game when they advise patients on travel. On 23 January, as the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Zika Q&A: What you need to know about sex, blood donationsof birth defects in Brazil, is spreading quickly throughout the Americas. A cas
Zika Q&A: What you need to know about sex, blood donations
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
of birth defects in Brazil, is spreading quickly throughout the Americas. A case of sexually transmitted Zika in the United States and the possibility of getting the virus through blood transfusions are creating the latest concerns. The... Read more
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New York Post
Is the White House writing off Zika as a 'junior varsity' virus?The World Health Organization is sounding the alarm over the lightning spread o
Is the White House writing off Zika as a 'junior varsity' virus?
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
The World Health Organization is sounding the alarm over the lightning spread of the Zika virus. Its declaration of emergency this week puts the Zika outbreak in the same category as the 2014 Ebola crisis. Funny: Last week, White House flack Josh... Read more
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USA Today
Zika Q&A: What you need to know about sex, blood donationsof birth defects in Brazil, is spreading quickly throughout the Americas. A cas
Zika Q&A: What you need to know about sex, blood donations
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
of birth defects in Brazil, is spreading quickly throughout the Americas. A case of sexually transmitted Zika in the United States and the possibility of getting the virus through blood transfusions are creating the latest concerns. The... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Zika Q&A: What you need to know about sex, blood donationsof birth defects in Brazil, is spreading quickly throughout the Americas. A cas
Zika Q&A: What you need to know about sex, blood donations
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
of birth defects in Brazil, is spreading quickly throughout the Americas. A case of sexually transmitted Zika in the United States and the possibility of getting the virus through blood transfusions are creating the latest concerns. The... Read more
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Daily Record
Zika Q&A: What you need to know about sex, blood donationsof birth defects in Brazil, is spreading quickly throughout the Americas. A cas
Zika Q&A: What you need to know about sex, blood donations
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
of birth defects in Brazil, is spreading quickly throughout the Americas. A case of sexually transmitted Zika in the United States and the possibility of getting the virus through blood transfusions are creating the latest concerns. The... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Zika virus: Latest news and updateswere detected in Florida. Health officials believe all of the cases are from pe
Zika virus: Latest news and updates
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
were detected in Florida. Health officials believe all of the cases are from people who contracted the disease while traveling to affected countries. "We have to ensure... On Tuesday, health officials in Dallas announced that a local... Read more
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Salon.com
My heartbreaking journey to Gitmo: A widow, a military prison & the enigma of human compassionmen were captured and brought to U.S. agents by bounty hunters, eager to obtain
My heartbreaking journey to Gitmo: A widow, a military prison & the enigma of human compassion
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
men were captured and brought to U.S. agents by bounty hunters, eager to obtain the handsome ransoms being offered by the United States, eager post-tragedy to reflect a great show of strength in leading the War on Terror. For the last 14 years, I... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
WHO leader: Zika virus 'spreading explosively'The Zika virus is “is now spreading explosively” in the Americas, the head of t
WHO leader: Zika virus 'spreading explosively'
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 4 days ago
The Zika virus is “is now spreading explosively” in the Americas, the head of the World Health Organization said Thursday, with another official estimating between 3 million and 4 million Zika infections in the region over a 12-month period. “The... Read more
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Balita
Indonesia expects 2.1M Chinese tourist arrivals this year— Indonesia expects the arrivals of holiday makers from china to jump this year
Indonesia expects 2.1M Chinese tourist arrivals this year
Balita / Posted 4 days ago
— Indonesia expects the arrivals of holiday makers from china to jump this year as it has offered special historical destinations, boosted supportive policy and stepped up promotion, a senior tourism official said here Wednesday. china and... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: The Los Angeles Times on passports of sex offenders: After rousing themselves from the 30-plus-year bad trip that was... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Editorials from around New Yorkessential distinction. Online: http://pojonews.co/1PRVXMD The New York Times
Editorials from around New York
Lake Placid News / Posted 5 days ago
essential distinction. Online: http://pojonews.co/1PRVXMD The New York Times on the threat the Zika virus poses. The World Health Organization and its director general, Dr. Margaret Chan, were right to declare the Zika virus an international... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Zika alarm rises after US sex linkThe World Health Organisation has voiced concern over the reported transmission
Zika alarm rises after US sex link
Otago Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
The World Health Organisation has voiced concern over the reported transmission of the Zika virus in the United States by sexual contact, as such infections could make efforts to combat the virus linked to severe birth defects in Brazil even... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Borderlessthey might be subject to the vagaries of national interest, local sentiment and
Borderless
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
they might be subject to the vagaries of national interest, local sentiment and partisan politics. For instance, when the United Nations decides peace-keepers are necessary in one part of the world, the international body depends on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zika Virus - UN Agencies Step Up Response Measures Following Declaration of Public Health Emergencyinternational concern regarding the cluster of microcephaly and other neurologi
Zika Virus - UN Agencies Step Up Response Measures Following Declaration of Public Health Emergency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
international concern regarding the cluster of microcephaly and other neurological disorders in relation to the Zika virus, United Nations agencies today highlighted their actions to support affected communities. According to the World Health... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
WHO concerned by report of sexual spread of Zika virusThe World Health Organization (WHO) voiced concern on Wednesday over a report t
WHO concerned by report of sexual spread of Zika virus
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
The World Health Organization (WHO) voiced concern on Wednesday over a report the Zika virus had been sexually transmitted in the United States and called for further investigation into the mosquito-borne virus, amid the current outbreak in Latin... Read more
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Daily Mail
First two cases of Zika virus detected in IrelandZika virus spreads to Ireland with the first two cases of the 'head-shrinking'
First two cases of Zika virus detected in Ireland
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Zika virus spreads to Ireland with the first two cases of the 'head-shrinking' illness detected in travellers The cases are unrelated to each other and patients are fully recovered Ireland's health service says the cases are 'not an unexpected... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
WHO concerned by report of sexual spread of Zika virusGENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) voiced concern on Wednesday over a
WHO concerned by report of sexual spread of Zika virus
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) voiced concern on Wednesday over a report the Zika virus had been sexually transmitted in the United States and called for further investigation into the mosquito-borne virus. The first known case of Zika... Read more
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Swissinfo
WHO concerned by report of sexual spread of Zika virusBy Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) vo
WHO concerned by report of sexual spread of Zika virus
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) voiced concern on Wednesday over a report the Zika virus had been sexually transmitted in the United States and called for further investigation into the mosquito-borne... Read more
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Boston Herald
Schools to cancel global field tripsBoston schools plans to cancel international field trips to countries struck by
Schools to cancel global field trips
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Boston schools plans to cancel international field trips to countries struck by the Zika virus, the day after the World Health Organization declared the virus outbreak a global emergency. “Based on the potential risk of devastating consequences and... Read more
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New Kerala
Zika virus: UN agencies step up response measures following declaration of public health emergencyinternational concern regarding the cluster of microcephaly and other neurologi
Zika virus: UN agencies step up response measures following declaration of public health emergency
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
international concern regarding the cluster of microcephaly and other neurological disorders in relation to the Zika virus, United Nations agencies on Tuesday highlighted their actions to support affected communities. According to the World Health... Read more
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The Columbian
Virus Merits Fast Response75 million people during the 1300s. Even today, Lyme disease spread by bites fr
Virus Merits Fast Response
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
75 million people during the 1300s. Even today, Lyme disease spread by bites from ticks infects some 300,000 people in the United States each year. Yet, despite humans’ often uneasy coexistence with the earth’s insects, an outbreak of the Zika... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brazil insists there is no chance the Rio Olympics will be cancelledBrazil insists there is 'zero risk' the Rio Olympics will be cancelled because
Brazil insists there is no chance the Rio Olympics will be cancelled
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Brazil insists there is 'zero risk' the Rio Olympics will be cancelled because of the Zika virus - just hours after the World Health Organisation declared it a 'major global emergency' Brazil president's aide: 'There is zero risk if you are not... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
WHO declares Zika virus global emergencyTHE World Health Organization on Monday declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus
WHO declares Zika virus global emergency
New Zimbabwe / Posted 6 days ago
THE World Health Organization on Monday declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus an international public health emergency due to its link to thousands of birth defects in Brazil, as the U.N. agency sought to build a global response to the threat. WHO... Read more
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TribLIVE
WHO labels spread of Zika virus an international public health emergencyPennsylvania awaits test results for Zika virus• UPMC doctor: Stop Zika at its
WHO labels spread of Zika virus an international public health emergency
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
Pennsylvania awaits test results for Zika virus• UPMC doctor: Stop Zika at its source — the mosquito GENEVA — The World Health Organization declared Monday that explosive growth of the mosquito-borne Zika virus — which has been spreading... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
WHO declars Zika virus global emergencyTHE World Health Organization on Monday declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus
WHO declars Zika virus global emergency
New Zimbabwe / Posted 6 days ago
THE World Health Organization on Monday declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus an international public health emergency due to its link to thousands of birth defects in Brazil, as the U.N. agency sought to build a global response to the threat. WHO... Read more
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Swissinfo
Zika virus tied to birth defects is international emergency, WHO saysBy Stephanie Nebehay and Ben Hirschler GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Hea
Zika virus tied to birth defects is international emergency, WHO says
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
By Stephanie Nebehay and Ben Hirschler GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization on Monday declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus an international public health emergency due to its link to thousands of birth defects in Brazil, as the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Zika virus linked to birth defects is international emergency, WHO saysBy Stephanie Nebehay and Ben Hirschler GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Hea
Zika virus linked to birth defects is international emergency, WHO says
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
By Stephanie Nebehay and Ben Hirschler GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization has declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be an international public health emergency due to its link to thousands of suspected cases of birth defects... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Zika virus linked to birth defects is international emergency, WHO saysGENEVA/LONDON: The World Health Organization has declared the mosquito-borne Zi
Zika virus linked to birth defects is international emergency, WHO says
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
GENEVA/LONDON: The World Health Organization has declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be an international public health emergency due to its link to thousands of suspected cases of birth defects in Brazil. WHO Director-General Margaret Chan... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Zika virus reaches Australian shoresWorld Health Organization (WHO) chief Margaret Chan attends a press conference
Zika virus reaches Australian shores
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 days ago
World Health Organization (WHO) chief Margaret Chan attends a press conference on February 1, 2016 in Geneva after an emergency committee to debate whether a Zika virus outbreak suspected of causing a surge in serious birth defects in South America... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
WHO declares Zika virus international emergencyThe World Health Organization has announced that the explosive spread of the Zi
WHO declares Zika virus international emergency
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 days ago
The World Health Organization has announced that the explosive spread of the Zika virus in the Americas is an "extraordinary event" that merits being declared an international emergency. The agency convened an emergency meeting of independent... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
WHO declares Zika virus a global health emergencyThe World Health Organization on Monday declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus
WHO declares Zika virus a global health emergency
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
The World Health Organization on Monday declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be an international public health emergency as the disease linked to thousands of birth defects in Brazil spreads rapidly. WHO Director-General Margaret Chan told... Read more
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Swissinfo
WHO declares Zika virus an global public health emergencyBy Stephanie Nebehay and Ben Hirschler GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Hea
WHO declares Zika virus an global public health emergency
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
By Stephanie Nebehay and Ben Hirschler GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization on Monday declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be an international public health emergency as the disease linked to thousands of birth defects in... Read more
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Swissinfo
Zika Virus Declared a Global Public Health Emergency by WHOof the Zika virus in South and Central America has been declared a public healt
Zika Virus Declared a Global Public Health Emergency by WHO
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
of the Zika virus in South and Central America has been declared a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organization, a formal step that will begin mobilizing coordinated government responses to try and stem the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'I Never Held Gun' - Presidential Hopeful Urey Declaresand one he says he looks forward to debating as the Presidential race draws nea
'I Never Held Gun' - Presidential Hopeful Urey Declares
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
and one he says he looks forward to debating as the Presidential race draws near. Mr. Urey who was removed from both the United Nations Travel and Assets Freeze bans and the United States Treasury Department sanctions list says he is very... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Addis Can Offer to Make Your Stay Cozy?and International Headquarters Africa Hall is located across Menelik II Avenue
What Addis Can Offer to Make Your Stay Cozy?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
and International Headquarters Africa Hall is located across Menelik II Avenue from the Palace. This is where the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa is headquartered. Most UN offices are found in Ethiopia. Addis is also the site... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Community Tourism Earns Rwanda Honours in Spain, NetherlandsFair in Madrid, Spain from January 20th-24th. The founder and owner of Amahoro
Community Tourism Earns Rwanda Honours in Spain, Netherlands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Fair in Madrid, Spain from January 20th-24th. The founder and owner of Amahoro Tours, a Musanze-based local Tour and Travel company, Bakunzi's solo invitation was in honor of his efforts at developing and promoting community-based tourism as... Read more
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Daily Mail
Zika crisis set to worsen as El Nino increases number of mosquitosset to get even worse, with this year's El Nino causing an explosion in the num
Zika crisis set to worsen as El Nino increases number of mosquitos
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
set to get even worse, with this year's El Nino causing an explosion in the number of virus-carrying mosquitoes across the world It could declare Zika a global emergency when it meets on Monday WHO director-general Margaret Chan said weather... Read more
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Daily Mail
Second case of Zika found in Texas in addition to three pregnant womensecond case of Zika has been confirmed in Texas as it was revealed that three o
Second case of Zika found in Texas in addition to three pregnant women
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
second case of Zika has been confirmed in Texas as it was revealed that three of the 31 confirmed people infected in the United States are pregnant women. One of the women who contacted the mosquito-borne illness, believe to cause birth defects,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand religious leaders gathering for peace unityWARP Office, hosted guest speakers and participants from various religious back
New Zealand religious leaders gathering for peace unity
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
WARP Office, hosted guest speakers and participants from various religious backgrounds to dialogue around the solution for world peace, unifying to create a world of peaceA forum for proactive steps towards peaceIn September 2014 at the World... Read more
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The Hindu
Experts study risks of Zika virus spreading due to Rio Olympicsyear, researchers are scrambling to figure how much of a risk the Games might p
Experts study risks of Zika virus spreading due to Rio Olympics
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
year, researchers are scrambling to figure how much of a risk the Games might pose in spreading the Zika virus around the world. Infectious disease specialists are particularly focused on the potential for Zika to spread to the United States. As... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Zika 'spreading explosively' in the Americas: What you need to knowDeclaring a threat of “alarming proportions,” the head of the World Health Orga
Zika 'spreading explosively' in the Americas: What you need to know
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
Declaring a threat of “alarming proportions,” the head of the World Health Organization warned Thursday that the Zika virus is “spreading explosively” across the Americas and could infect as many as 4 million people. Dr. Margaret Chan told the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Colombian president says Zika "is a big threat"says the virus' spread has the potential to do more damage to Colombia's boomin
Colombian president says Zika "is a big threat"
Lake Placid News / Posted 10 days ago
says the virus' spread has the potential to do more damage to Colombia's booming tourism industry than periodic U.S. travel warnings about visiting the conflict-battered country. Colombia is the second hardest-hit country in Latin America... Read more
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