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Pregnant Woman Diagnosed with Zika in Australia

Pregnant Woman Diagnosed with Zika in Australia

  Sydney, Australia – A pregnant woman has been diagnosed with the Zika virus in Australia, officials said Wednesday, adding that the disease was acquired overseas. The Australian government has urged ...

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Honduras Declares National Emergency Over Zika Virus

Honduras Declares National Emergency Over Zika Virus

  Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Honduras on Monday declared a state of emergency after officials said the number of Zika infections is rising at an “alarming” rate in the Central American country. ...

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Microcephaly: What is Happening to the Babies?

Microcephaly: What is Happening to the Babies?

  Paris, France – Pregnant women are being urged to think twice before travelling to Latin American and Caribbean countries battling a rise in cases of microcephaly — a rare but ...

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Mosquitos Spread Microcephaly Disease in Brazil

Mosquitos Spread Microcephaly Disease in Brazil

  Brasília, Brazil – Cases of microcephaly, which causes babies to be born with small heads, are skyrocketing in Brazil and the discovery that mosquitoes carry the disease means there are ...

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