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US Sees 1st Zika Death Amid Funding Stalemate

The first known death from the Zika virus on U.S. territory was reported Friday as lawmakers left Washington for a weeklong recess.  Neither house of Congress has approved funding to combat Zika, despite increasingly dire warnings from U.S. health officials. It was the death of an elderly man in Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory, that marked an ominous milestone for the Zika virus in the United States.  A Zika infection usually is not life threatening, but it may spread from a...

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