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Health Organization Stresses Preventive Actions Against Zika Virus

The Pan American Health Organization, the regional office of the World Health Organization has released a statement on the transmission and prevention of the Zika virus, the mosquito-borne virus the agency says is "new to the Americas." The virus has caused alarm because it is suspected to cause severe brain damage in newborns, Guillain-Barre syndrome and other auto-immune and neurological disorders. The PAHO said in the statement Monday one of the most effective forms of...

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