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    Global Health Experts Warn Zika Could Spread Beyond Americasi
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    Ramon Taylor
    January 30, 2016 2:51 PM
    To date, 25 countries have reported locally-transmitted cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus that has been linked to a medical condition causing severe birth defects. The World Health Organization has set a special meeting for Monday to determine whether to declare the virus a public health emergency. But experts say the global health community is preparing for the worst, even possibly an epidemic.

    Global Health Experts Warn Zika Could Spread Beyond Americas

    Published January 30, 2016

    To date, 25 countries have reported locally-transmitted cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus that has been linked to a medical condition causing severe birth defects. The World Health Organization has set a special meeting for Monday to determine whether to declare the virus a public health emergency. But experts say the global health community is preparing for the worst, even possibly an epidemic.


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