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  1. Experts warn Rio Olympics to move or postpone: Zika spread inevitable at gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Health experts have penned a letter suggesting the Rio Olympics be postponed or moved due to the outbreak of Zika . The letter was addressed to the World Health Agency and signed by 150 of the world's leading health experts including Dr. Phillip Rubin, the former White House science adviser.

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  2. Health experts: Move Rio Olympics due to Zika outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak . The 150 experts -- including former White House science adviser Dr. Philip Rubin -- issued an open letter to the U.N. health agency, calling for the games to be delayed or relocated "in the name of public health."

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  3. 'Move Rio Olympics or stop it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sky Sports

    The 150 experts, including former White House science adviser Dr Philip Rubin, issued an open letter to the World Health Organization , demanding the move "in the name of public health". The letter cited recent scientific evidence that the Zika virus causes severe birth defects, most notably babies born with abnormally small heads.

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  4. Disease Evolution: How New Illnesses Emerge When We Change How We LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Medical Daily

    ... from rural areas to cities occurred so rapidly; where else would people go for help? Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) was the defining emerging disease of the 21st century. Caused by a highly infectious coronavirus , it was a global shock ...

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  5. GCC Air Conditioners Market Set to Grow at CAGR 10% Till 2021: TechSci Research ReportRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... regarding respiratory diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) is also boosting adoption of these air conditioners with advanced air purification technology," said Mr. " GCC Air ...

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  6. STR: Fear of Zika virus linked to poor performance of Caribbean hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Hospitality Net

    BROOMFIELD, Colorado -- The Caribbean hotel industry experienced noticeable performance decreases in the first four months of 2016 that can in part be linked to the spread of the Zika virus, according to STR's consulting & analytics division. Compared with the April year-to-date period of 2015, the Caribbean's occupancy fell 3.0% to 72.9%.

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  7. Social Media Tracks Zika Misinfor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | MediaPost

    As scary as established diseases may be, there's something even more terrifying about new ones, especially when they're infectious and somewhat mysterious . While the Zika virus isn't new in itself, its rapid spread in South America and likely jump to the U.S. are novel enough to inspire the same kind of fear and with fear, unfortunately, comes rumor and misinformation, including some pretty bizarre conspiracy theories.

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  8. Zika Virus Showing Impact on the Caribbean Hotel IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Hotel News Resource

    The Caribbean hotel industry experienced noticeable performance decreases in the first four months of 2016 that can in part be linked to the spread of the Zika virus, according to STR's consulting & analytics division. The Caribbean hotel industry experienced noticeable performance decreases in the first four months of 2016 that can in part be linked to the spread of the Zika virus, according to STR's consulting & analytics division.

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  9. WB launches financial move for pandemicsRead the original story

    Monday May 23 | The Daily Star

    The World Bank Group today launched the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility , a "fast-disbursing global financing mechanism" to protect the world against deadly pandemics. "Pandemics pose some of the biggest threats in the world to people's lives and to economies," said Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group.

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  10. Wildlife culling as zoonotic disease control strategy in spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Horsetalk

    Australian veterinarians will today debate the culling of wildlife as a way of stemming outbreaks of the deadly Hendra virus, SARS and avian influenza. Wildlife is the primary source of emerging infectious disease threats to human populations, with 70% of cases from animal sources.

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  11. World Bank to offer protection against pandemicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Business Insurance

    ... to cause major epidemics, including Ebola, and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). To complement the insurance window, a cash window will provide more flexible funding to address a larger set of ...

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  12. Vanishing Hong Kong Housing Packages Strip Bankers of Peak ViewsRead the original story

    Sunday May 22 | The Washington Post

    ... is occurring against the backdrop of Hong Kong's biggest property correction since the severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, epidemic of 2003. After climbing 370 percent until their September peak, housing prices have since fallen about 14 ...

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  13. Growing environmental threat from animal-to-man diseases, says UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | The China Post

    The most worrying environmental threats facing the world today range from the rise in diseases transmitted from animals to humans to the increasing accumulation of toxic chemicals in food crops as a result of drought and high temperatures, according to a U.N. report released Friday. The U.N. Environment Agency's Frontiers report also highlighted the threat to human health posed by the alarming amount of plastic waste in the oceans, and scientific evidence suggesting that losses and damage from climate change are inevitable, with "profound consequences" for ecosystems, people, assets and economies.

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  14. World Bank's $500 mln insurance fund to fight pandemics in poor countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - The World Bank on Saturday, May 21 said it was launching a $500 million, fast-disbursing insurance fund to combat deadly pandemics in poor countries, creating the world's first insurance market for pandemic risk, Reuters reports. Japan has committed the first $50 million towards the facility, which will combine funding from reinsurance markets with the proceeds of a new type of World Bank-issued high-yield pandemic "catastrophe" bond, the bank said.

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  15. Growing threat of animal-to-human diseases cited by U.N. reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | CBS News

    The most worrying environmental threats facing the world today range from the rise in diseases transmitted from animals to humans to the increasing accumulation of toxic chemicals in food crops as a result of drought and high temperatures, according to a U.N. report released Friday. The U.N. Environment Agency's Frontiers report also highlighted the threat to human health posed by the alarming amount of plastic waste in the oceans, and scientific evidence suggesting that losses and damage from climate change are inevitable, with "profound consequences" for ecosystems, people, assets and economies.

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  16. Robotics tech means ultrasound sonographer doesn't need to be within cooee of patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | ABC News

    ELIZABETH JACKSON: Australians might soon be able to undergo an ultrasound without an operator in sight. New robotics technology has been developed by Deakin University, in partnership with Telstra, to make the remote ultrasound possible.

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  17. So Long, Fat Expat Packages. Fewer Bankers in Asia Get Them NowRead the original story

    Thursday May 19 | The Washington Post

    ... is occurring against the backdrop of Hong Kong's biggest property correction since the severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, epidemic of 2003. After climbing 370 percent until their September peak, housing prices have since fallen about 14 ...

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  18. So long, fat expat packagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Canberra Times

    ... is occurring against the backdrop of Hong Kong's biggest property correction since the severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, epidemic of 2003. After climbing 370 per cent until their September peak, housing prices have since fallen about 14 ...

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  19. So Long, Fat Expat Packages. Fewer Bankers in Hong Kong Get Them NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Bloomberg

    ... is occurring against the backdrop of Hong Kong's biggest property correction since the severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, epidemic of 2003. After climbing 370 percent until their September peak, housing prices have since fallen about 14 ...

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  20. [In Brief] News at a glanceRead the original story

    Thursday May 19 | Science

    ... leaves the European Union, and more. Also, Science talks with Taiwan's new vice president, severe acute respiratory syndrome hero Chen Chien-jen, and the U.S. National Institutes of Health will replace the director of its Clinical Center following ...

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