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  1. Florida Readies For a Fight With Zika VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | CBS Local

    An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed in a laboratory at the University of El Salvador, in San Salvador, on February 3, 2016. Health authorities continue their efforts to eliminate the mosquito, vector of the Zika virus, which might cause microcephaly and Guillain-BarrA syndrome in unborn babies.

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  2. History Says Florida Is More Prepared For Zika Virus Than MostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | CBS Local

    An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed in a laboratory at the University of El Salvador, in San Salvador, on February 3, 2016. Health authorities continue their efforts to eliminate the mosquito, vector of the Zika virus, which might cause microcephaly and Guillain-BarrA syndrome in unborn babies.

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  3. CDC: Men Who Were In Zika Areas Should Use CondomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | CBS Local

    U.S. health officials issued guidelines Friday to prevent the sexual transmission of the Zika virus, telling men who have been to outbreak areas to use condoms during sex with pregnant women. The guidance also suggests the men might consider abstaining or using condoms even with a partner who isn't pregnant.

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  4. Indonesia issues travel warning for eight Zika-hit countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    City health workers fumigate the Guadalupe community as part of preventive measures against the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases in Santa Tecla, El Salvador February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas JAKARTA: The Indonesian Health Ministry issued a statement advising the public, especially pregnant women, against travelling to eight countries where the mosquito-borne Zika virus has reached epidemic levels.

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  5. Zika case confirmed in Travis County Read Story KVUERead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed in a laboratory at the University of El Salvador, in San Salvador, on February 3, 2016. AUSTIN The Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department Thursday confirmed to WFAA's sister station in Austin, KVUE, that a man in Travis County has been diagnosed with the Zika virus.

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  6. Sperm banks draft Zika virus policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | USA Today

    Sperm banks draft Zika virus policy Sperm banks draft Zika virus policy Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1X6FdqF Zika virus, which has been linked to thousands of birth defects in Latin America, has spread rapidly and made its way to North America. Here are five things you need to know about the virus.

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  7. PHOTO: An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed in a laboratory at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | ABC News

    An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed in a laboratory at the University of El Salvador, in San Salvador, Feb. 3, 2016. Florida Gov. Rick Scott expanded the state of emergency to a fifth county today after the discovery of Zika virus cases there.

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  8. Zika virus threat prompts 21-day blood donation ban for Canadians travelling outside of U.S., EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Canada.com

    The agency responsible for most of Canada's blood supply says people who have travelled outside of Canada, the continental United States and Europe will be ineligible to give blood for 21 days after their return. Canadian Blood Services says it is implementing the waiting period to mitigate the risk of the Zika virus entering the Canadian blood supply.

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  9. S America holds crisis meeting as Zika 'nightmare' spreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Daily Star

    South American health ministers hold an emergency meeting on slowing the spread of the Zika virus. In the AFP photo, an Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed in a laboratory at the University of El Salvador, in San Salvador, on February 3, 2016.

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  10. CDC Sees Major Challenges Ahead In The Fight Against ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | National Public Radio

    A patient suffering from Guillain-Barre syndrome recovers in a hospital ward in San Salvador on January 27, 2016. Researchers are trying to determine if there is a link between the disorder, which can cause weakness and paralysis, and the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

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  11. World Health Organization is 'deeply concerned about Zika virus'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Daily Mail

    Revealed: The White House movie viewing habits of Bill Clinton... and do they shed new light on his affair with Monica Lewinsky? The World Health Organization is concerned that this year's El Nino could cause the Zika virus to spread further WHO director-general Margaret Chan said: Weather conditions associated with this year's El Nino are expected to increase mosquito population Symptoms of infection may include fever, joint pain, itching, rash, conjunctivitis or red eyes, headache, muscle pain and eye pain As fears increase over the 'explosive' spread of the Zika virus , the World Health Organization is concerned there could be potential for it to grow further due to the impacts from El Nino.

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  12. Zika Virus Prompts Some Minnesotans to Change Travel PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | KSTP

    Travel agents report some Minnesotans are rescheduling their winter trips to warm weather destinations because of concerns about the mosquito-borne Zika virus. The travel agents tell the Star Tribune they warned customers heading to affected areas.

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  13. Asian countries urge sick travelers to report Zika symptomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Japan Times

    Women wait for prenatal exams at the National Hospital for Women in San Salvador on Friday. El Salvador authorities have urged women to put off pregnancy for two years after it was reported that there may be a possible link between mosquito-borne Zika and microcephaly, in which infants are born with unusually small heads and can sometimes suffer mental retardation or a host of serious health and developmental problems.

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  14. Zika virus: Vladimir Putin orders Russian scientists to develop vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Independent

    Although the country is not at risk from contamination, its president has voiced concern that people can still take planes and may come from South and Central America to Russia. Symptoms are mild and cold-like, but the virus can have a severe effect on pregnant women and their babies.

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  15. Officials: 3 Zika cases in New York City include pregnant womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Newsday

    An Aedes Aegypti mosquito is photographed in a laboratory of control of epidemiological vectors in San Salvador, on January 27, 2016. Health authorities have issued a national alert against the Aedes aegypti mosquito, vector of the Zika virus which might cause microcephaly and Guillain-BarrA syndrome.

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  16. El Salvador threatens to move its embassy to RamallahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Ynetnews

    A severe diplomatic crisis has broken out between Israel and El Salvador due to the Foreign Ministry's decision last week to close its embassy in San Salvador. The closure is part of the Ministry's plan to close five diplomatic missions abroad due to budget cuts.

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  17. Zika in Europe: Cases of Mosquito-borne virus spreading after illness reported in GermanyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Independent

    Cases of the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus have been reported in Germany following confirmation a Danish tourist has also tested positive for the illness. Authorities said on Wednesday the patient in Denmark is not the first Zika case in Europe, with confirmed cases in both Germany and Britain, according to Romit Jan from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control in Stockholm.

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  18. Zika virus is 'likely' to spread across the American...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Mirror.co.uk

    The World Health Organisation has issued a stark warning that the Zika virus is likely to spread across nearly all of the American continents. It came in a report from the Pan American Health Organisation, the regional office of the WHO that deals with the Americas.

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  19. Women advised to avoid pregnancy as Zika virus spreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | USA Today

    Women advised to avoid pregnancy as Zika virus spreads In El Salvador, authorities have asked women not to get pregnant until 2018. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1RJho92 In the past year, Zika has spread from Africa and Asia through the Americas.

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  20. Zika virus raises new worry about paralysisRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Health officials say they're trying to determine if an unusual jump in cases of a rare nerve condition sometimes severe enough to cause paralysis is related to the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in at least two Latin American countries. Fears the illness might be causing thousands of birth defects already has led authorities in Brazil, Colombia and El Salvador to take the drastic step of warning women against becoming pregnant.

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