Brazilian Armed Forces prepare for public action against Zika virus

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Brazilian troops prepare for public action aimed at educating the population on eliminating the mosquito which carries the Zika virus.

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People prevent Zika virus by avoiding mosquito bites: Ministry

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The Ministry of Health on Feb. 11th warned more people have Zika virus disease in the world, noting that no vaccine to prevent the virus hence people should avoid mosquitos and clean environment.

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Brazil confirms third Zika-linked death

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Brazil confirms third Zika-linked death

Health authorities said on Thursday they have identified a third death in Brazil linked to the Zika virus, but it is not clear if the disease was the sole cause.

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Airports boost efforts to stop spread of Zika virus: UN agency

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Airports boost efforts to stop spread of Zika virus: UN agency

Airports are stepping up efforts to reduce populations of mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus in order to prevent its spread, the UN aviation agency said on Thursday.

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Zika virus: What you need to know in two minutes

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The Zika virus is spreading across the Americas. Since it was first detected in Brazil in May 2015, the mosquito-borne virus has alarmed health officials. Bloomberg QuickTake explains what the Zika virus is, and how officials are trying to stop it.

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WHO expects to set link between Zika and microcephaly in weeks, vaccine 18 months

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WHO expects to set link between Zika and microcephaly in weeks, vaccine 18 months

The World Health Organization (WHO) expects the suspected links between the Zika virus and two neurological disorders, microcephaly in babies and Guillain-Barre in adults, to be established within weeks, a senior WHO official said on Friday.

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Venezuela says 3 dead from Zika complications

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Venezuela has announced the first Zika-related deaths in the South American country.

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Researchers find new Zika clues to birth defect in fetus study

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Researchers find new Zika clues to birth defect in fetus study

Researchers on Wednesday reported new evidence strengthening the association between Zika virus and a spike in birth defects, citing the presence of the virus in the brain of an aborted fetus of a European woman who became pregnant while living in Brazil.

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'Significant' Zika cases likely in Puerto Rico: CDC

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CDC Director Tom Frieden says U.S. will likely see "significant numbers" of Zika virus cases in Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories.

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WHO advises women on Zika protection but no travel advisories

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WHO advises women on Zika protection but no travel advisories

The World Health Organisation advised women on Wednesday on how to protect themselves from Zika, particularly if pregnant, but also reassured them that most women in areas affected by the mosquito-borne virus will give birth to "normal infants."

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China detects 1st imported case of Zika virus

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China has confirmed an imported case of Zika virus, the country's first, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) announced late on Tuesday.

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China confirms first case of Zika virus: Xinhua

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China confirms first case of Zika virus: Xinhua

China has confirmed its first case of the Zika virus in a man who had recently travelled to South America, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

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Vietnam to use new polio vaccine in May

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Vietnam to use new polio vaccine in May

Vietnam will launch an bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV) to prevent polio viruses type 1 and 3, and add an injectable polio vaccine (IPV) for prevention of polio virus type 2 from May, according to the Ministry of Health.

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Health Minister inspects Zika prevention measures in airport

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Health Minister inspects Zika prevention measures in airport

Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien yesterday led an inspection group to observe Zika virus prevention measures at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City as she warned that the country faces the risk of travellers bringing the virus into the country.

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More than 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus: government

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More than 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus: government

More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas.

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