Living With Zika Virus

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The Zika Virus is the latest mosquito vectored virus to explode across the Western Hemisphere, following increases Dengue, the 2013 introduction of Chikungunya into the Caribbean and now Zika. Zika virus was first documented in Uganda almost 60 years ago. Few cases were reported and the virus was mostly confined to Africa. In 2015, Brazil reported 1.5 million cases of Zika. The introduction may be related to the large number of international travelers to the World Cup in…

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