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Animated map of Zika’s spread

Business Insider Published on Sep 14, 2016 The Zika virus was discovered almost 60 years ago, but only recently has it caught the world’s attention by sweeping through South and Central America and causing devastating birth defects in infants born … Continue reading

Dr William Schaffner discusses the fight against Zika

CCTV America Published on Oct 21, 2016 For a more detailed look on the global fight against Zika, CCTV America’s Asieh Namdar spoke with Dr. William Schaffner, professor and chair for the Department of Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical … Continue reading

CDC’s Dr. Frieden Discusses New Zika Funding

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Anthony Fauci and Anne Schuchat: Zika in America

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Zika in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Beyond: Risks and Response

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Disturbing possible toll of Zika-related birth defects: Highlight from Zika in U.S.

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Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

A gripping narrative about the origins and spread of the Zika virus by New York Times science reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr. Until recently, Zika―once considered a mild disease―was hardly a cause for global panic. But as early as August … Continue reading

Zika in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Beyond | The Forum at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Summary ZIKA IN THE U.S., PUERTO RICO AND BEYOND: Risks and Response  Presented in Collaboration with Reuters Live Webcast: Thursday, September 29, 2016 Special Time: 1:00PM-2:00PM ET With more than 23,000 cases of Zika in the continental U.S. and U.S. territories — … Continue reading

Why Are Republicans Playing Politics Over Zika Funding? (w/Guest: Rep. Mark Pocan)

thomhartmann Published on Sep 9, 2016 Guest host Richard Eskow speaks with Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd) about issues of the day and the Republican obstruction on Zika funding. Global Climate Change Environment Ethics Environment Justice Public Health

Zika spraying goes ahead in Miami despite protests over insecticide-use

euronews (in English) Published on Sep 9, 2016 Planes have completed an aerial spraying for mosquitoes carrying Zika in Miami, despite protests over the insecticide’s possible harmful effects. The spraying was delayed for 24 hours after local protests. Experts say … Continue reading