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White House Shifts Funds for Zika Battle

Obama administration officials, noting congressional inaction on Zika funding, said they will transfer federal dollars from other programs to fight the spread of the mosquito-borne virus.

Aedes aegypti mosquitos, carriers of the Zika virus.

Obama administration officials, noting Congressional inaction on Zika funding, said they will transfer tens of millions of federal dollars from other programs to fight the spread of the mosquito-borne virus and work to develop a vaccine. (Roll Call)

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