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French Polynesia Newswire

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  1. Sexually-Transmitted Zika Case Confirmed In TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | CBS Local

    ... defects and abnormally small heads in Brazil since the virus was first found there last year. Officials in French Polynesia also documented a connection between Zika and neurological complications when the virus was spreading there two years ago, at ...

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  2. Alert! There's a dangerous new viral outbreak: Zika conspiracy theoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... releases began four years earlier. Moreover, Zika is thought to have come to Brazil from a 2013 outbreak in French Polynesia, which in turn spread from a 2007 outbreak in Micronesia . So the GM mosquitoes were effectively being blamed for causing a ...

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  3. Zika virus threatens new poverty fuelled health crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

    ... were affected over 13 weeks with 185 suspected cases. The Zika virus also caused a major epidemic in French Polynesia in 2013-14 with 10,000 cases together with Dengue and chikungunya, another emergent virus. This outbreak resulted in 100 cases with ...

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  4. Pregnant Berkeley woman tests negative for Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... email to this newspaper. After she and her husband returned from a Christmastime vacation in Bora Bora in French Polynesia, she developed a rash and achy joints. So she went to the hospital last month to get tested. Because Meakins is pregnant and ...

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  5. Fraser Yachts Announce New 'Eco' Luxury YachtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2011 | 24-7 Press Release

    One of the newest players in the world of super yacht charters is the brand new 'environmentally friendly' M/Y Exuma . It is available for charter now and is undertaking a world tour exploring some of the most enchanting areas: San Blas Islands, Panama, Las Perlas Islands, Pacific coast of Costa Rica and Mexico, French Polynesia , Fiji and Tonga Islands to mention just a few.

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  6. Killer - Zika Fever : Mosquito-borne virus is potential death sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    ... of microcephaly cases and other neurological disorders reported in Brazil, following a similar cluster in French Polynesia in 2014, constituted an "extraordinary event" and a public health threat to other parts of the world. Director General, WHO, ...

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  7. Officials warn against kissing in wake of Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Echo

    Traces of Zika's genetic material were detected in saliva and urine during the 2013 outbreak in French Polynesia , but the Brazilian authorities say this is the first time "active" virus has been detected. But it doesn't necessarily mean you can get sick from contact with an infected person's saliva or urine, said CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

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  8. Health officials want more Zika samples, data from BrazilRead the original story

    Yesterday | KIII

    ... he was not authorized to speak publicly, said the CDC was relying on a strain taken from a 2013 outbreak in French Polynesia to perfect its Zika tests. U.S. researchers trying to sequence Zika's genetic code have been forced to work with virus ...

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  9. This Week's AcquisitionsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | The Little Professor

    A moment of wondering what seventeenth century scheme had failed in French Polynesia! a I have long assumed that the town of Darien in Connecticut is named for the one Nicol's novel is about, but I don't know if there is a story there.

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  10. Should we be worried?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    ... s are small, rare side effects did not occur often enough to be noticed. But in 2013, during an outbreak in French Polynesia, which has 270,000 residents, doctors confirmed 42 cases

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  11. WHO to Europe: Prepare for ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Breitbart.com

    ... microcephaly and other neurological abnormalities reported in Latin America following a similar cluster in French Polynesia in 2014 constitutes a public health emergency of international concern," announced WHO's director general, Margaret Chan. ...

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  12. editorial: Warning about the Zitka virus must be heededRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Contra Costa Times

    ... Carried by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which also carries dengue and yellow fever, the virus roared through French Polynesia in late 2013, and health officials noticed an increase in neurological and autoimmune complications, even paralysis, in ...

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  13. Zika virus in human urine, saliva: ScientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Telegraph

    ... Virology that located the Zika virus in human saliva following an outbreak of the virus in 2013 and 2014 in French Polynesia. The Brazilian researchers at Fiocruz said that their studies had detected the virus in an active form in human saliva and ...

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  14. Osceola County reports first case of ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Echo

    ... do to protect pregnant women ", he said. This adds to evidence from previous studies of a Zika outbreak in French Polynesia in 2013 and 2014 that also detected the virus in these bodily fluids. All seven had traveled to one of the countries with ...

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  15. What is Zika, and why is it so very terrifying?Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Star Online

    ... recover, but the syndrome is sometimes deadly. Cases linked to Zika have been reported in Brazil and French Polynesia. Microcephaly and other brain deformities in newborns have also been reported, particularly in Brazil. Microcephaly cases in the ...

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  16. It's not shabby in Abu DhabiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | This Is Grimsby

    Imagine after a long day trekking around a thousand shops, you could simply dip your tired feet in a pool and watch the sun go down. Not only is the five-star hotel attached to one of the UAE capital's largest malls, being in the heart of the city it is only a credit card swipe from a plethora of other retail opportunities.

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  17. Indulge yourself with the Body Shop's Spa of the World rangeRead the original story

    Saturday | Lucire

    ... from Tahiti, is made from tiarA flowers soaked in coconut oil and follows a formula that has been in French Polynesia for centuries. This version of the monoA oil differs from the Body Shop's existing Miracle Oil, with the addition of sesame ...

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  18. Zika detected in urine, saliva: top Brazilian researchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Echo

    ... or unlikely, several scientists said. This adds to evidence from previous studies of a Zika outbreak in French Polynesia in 2013 and 2014 that also detected the virus in these bodily fluids. Concerns over the Zika virus skyrocketed when a casual ...

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  19. Colombia links Zika to rare nerve disorder deathsRead the original story

    Saturday | The Daily Star

    ... and urine. Traces of Zika's genetic material were detected in saliva and urine during the 2013 outbreak in French Polynesia, but the Brazilian authorities say this is the first time "active" virus has been detected. Oswaldo Cruz, also from Fiocruz, ...

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  20. Colombia links Zika virus to nerve disorder deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | PanArmenian Network

    ... fluids. Traces of Zika's genetic material were detected in saliva and urine during the 2013 outbreak in French Polynesia, but the Brazilian authorities say this is the first time "active" virus has been detected. Brazil has seen 4,783 suspected ...

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