Zika crisis fuelled by 'massive' mosquito control failures: WHO

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Zika crisis fuelled by 'massive' mosquito control failures: WHO

The spiralling crisis surrounding the Zika virus is the result of decades of policy failures on mosquito control and poor access to family planning services, the World Health Organization said Monday.

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U.S. House approves $622 million to combat Zika virus

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U.S. House approves $622 million to combat Zika virus

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday to provide $622.1 million to control the spread of the Zika virus, far below President Barack Obama's request and lower than Senate legislation.

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Studies of pregnant mice with Zika cement microcephaly link

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Studies of pregnant mice with Zika cement microcephaly link

Studies from three different teams of scientists offered proof on Wednesday that Zika can reach and destroy brain cells in the fetuses of pregnant mice, findings that solidify the link between the mosquito-borne virus and birth defects.

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HCM City: No Zika virus found after city-linked RoK case reported

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HCM City: No Zika virus found after city-linked RoK case reported

No case suspected of carrying Zika virus has been detected in District 7, HCM City, since a Republic of Korea (RoK) woman was found with Zika virus on her return home from the city.

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Korean woman may have caught Zika in VN

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Korean woman may have caught Zika in VN

The Ministry of Health has directed hospitals and healthcare centres in cities and provinces to strengthen monitoring and test samples for the suspected Zika virus.

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Vietnam steps up Zika surveillance after Korean visitor infected

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Vietnam steps up Zika surveillance after Korean visitor infected

The Ministry of Health has beefed up surveillance to prevent a possible Zika outbreak in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 7, where a South Korean had stayed for 20 days and was diagnosed with the virus when she returned home.

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RoK Zika case may have been infected in Vietnam

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RoK Zika case may have been infected in Vietnam

The Republic of Korea (RoK) on May 7 confirmed that its fourth national to contract the Zika virus had recently returned from a trip to Vietnam.

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Korean woman found Zika positive after returning from Vietnam

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Korean woman found Zika positive after returning from Vietnam

A Korean woman has been diagnosed with Zika after working in Vietnam, according to a local official.

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South Korean diagnosed with Zika after coming back from Vietnam

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South Korean diagnosed with Zika after coming back from Vietnam

South Korea has announced its fourth Zika case who is a woman just returning from a trip in Vietnam.

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Zika twins under the microscope in Brazil

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Scientists trying to unravel the mysteries of the Zika epidemic in Brazil hope they can learn from cases of women giving birth to twins in which only one child is afflicted by the birth defect associated with the virus.

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Brazil scientists seek to unravel mystery of Zika twins

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Brazil scientists seek to unravel mystery of Zika twins

Scientists struggling to unravel the mysteries of a Zika epidemic in Brazil hope they can learn from cases of women giving birth to twins in which only one child is afflicted by the microcephaly birth defect associated with the virus.

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No anti-Zika uniforms for Vietnam athletes at Olympics in Brazil: official

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No anti-Zika uniforms for Vietnam athletes at Olympics in Brazil: official

The Vietnam Olympic Committee has confirmed that there will be no special Zika-proof uniforms for its athletes at the upcoming Summer Olympics in Brazil.

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Bacteria blocks mosquitoes from transmitting Zika: Brazilian study

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Bacteria blocks mosquitoes from transmitting Zika: Brazilian study

Infecting mosquitoes with a strain of bacteria known as Wolbachia significantly reduced their ability to transmit the Zika virus, Brazilian researchers said on Wednesday, raising hope for this biological method of blocking transmission of the deadly virus.

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Brazil says almost 1,300 hit by Zika-linked microcephaly

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Brazil says almost 1,300 hit by Zika-linked microcephaly

Brazil's outbreak of Zika -- which has been linked to the devastating microcephaly birth defect in newborns in 1,271 cases since October -- has also killed 57 of those babies, authorities said Wednesday.

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Panama confirms four microcephaly cases tied to Zika

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Panama confirms four microcephaly cases tied to Zika

Four babies born with microcephaly linked to the Zika virus have been confirmed in Panama, the health ministry said on Wednesday, out of 264 total cases of the mosquito-borne infection in the country.

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