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Red Cross Scales Up Community Action to Combat Zika

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is appealing for $2.3 million in emergency funds to help communities control the mosquito that is spreading the Zika virus in nearly 30 countries in the Americas The ICRCS said it is taking action in response to the alarming spread of the Zika virus throughout the Americas. Brazil has recorded more than 4,000 cases of microcephaly, a disease that causes brain damage in newborns. The World Health Organization has declared...

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