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Zika Virus Spreading "Explosively"

A virus that’s linked to severe birth defects in thousands of Brazilian babies could spread to 4 million people in the Americas, the World Health Organization warned.

Colorized scanning electron micrograph of filamentous Ebola virus particles (red) attached and budding from a chronically in…

A virus that’s linked to severe birth defects in thousands of Brazilian babies could spread to 4 million people in the Americas, the World Health Organization warned. The agency, which came under criticism for not acting fast enough during the Ebola epidemic last year, said alarm over the Zika virus is “extremely high.’’ (Reuters)

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