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Doctors Urge Congress to Fund Zika Research, Preparation

The mosquito breeding season is getting underway in the U.S., and with it has come a growing concern about the mosquito-borne Zika virus. Dozens of organizations joined the March of Dimes on Tuesday in urging Congress to approve an emergency funding measure to protect pregnant women and to promote research on the Zika virus. "Zika virus is on our nation’s doorstep. It is up to us to close the door," said Dr. Edward McCabe, senior vice president and medical director of the...

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