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WHO Declares Zika a Public Health Emergency

February 1, 2016 Featured, Health, News No Comments

The WHO declared the birth defects linked to a Zika outbreak a public health emergency of international concern.

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WHO Declares Zika a Public Health Emergency

Major Zika Outbreak in the US Unlikely, Health Official Says

January 29, 2016 Featured, Health No Comments

The virus is spreading “explosively” in the Americas, according to the WHO.

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Major Zika Outbreak in the US Unlikely, Health Official Says

Pregnant Woman Among 7 Confirmed Zika Cases in New York

January 29, 2016 Featured, Health, News No Comments

Health officials say there is virtually no risk of catching the virus in New York City because mosquitoes are not active in the winter.

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Pregnant Woman Among 7 Confirmed Zika Cases in New York

179 Students, Staff Treated for Possible Carbon Monoxide Leak at Texas Middle School

January 29, 2016 Featured, Health No Comments

More than 170 students and staff needed to be treated after an apparent carbon monoxide leak at a Texas middle school.

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179 Students, Staff Treated for Possible Carbon Monoxide Leak at Texas Middle School

Zika Virus in Brazil: Pregnant Woman Puts Fate in ‘Hands of God’

January 28, 2016 Featured, Health No Comments

Fabiola Barbosa warns other young women in Brazil to avoid pregnancy for now.

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Zika Virus in Brazil: Pregnant Woman Puts Fate in ‘Hands of God’

Zika Is ‘Spreading Explosively’ Across Americas: WHO

January 28, 2016 Featured, Health, News No Comments

The meeting scheduled for Monday will examine whether the Zika outbreak should be classified as a as an international health emergency,

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Zika Is ‘Spreading Explosively’ Across Americas: WHO

Everything You Need to Know About the Zika Virus Outbreak

January 27, 2016 Featured, Health No Comments

The virus has been associated with birth defects in Brazil.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Zika Virus Outbreak

Woman Arrested for Allegedly Faking Cancer to Raise Funds

January 26, 2016 Featured, Health No Comments

Georgia woman reportedly received $25,000 in money and gifts.

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Woman Arrested for Allegedly Faking Cancer to Raise Funds

Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus: Tips for Travelers

January 26, 2016 Featured, Health No Comments

The virus has been associated with rise of microcephaly birth defects.

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Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus: Tips for Travelers

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