As WHO Predicts Spread Of Zika Throughout Americas, News Outlets Report On Various Aspects Of Virus, Vector Control

Associated Press: Health minister: Brazil is ‘losing battle’ against mosquito (Barchfield, 1/26).

Associated Press: U.N.: Zika virus link to babies’ small heads ‘circumstantial’ (Keaten, 1/26).

Associated Press: U.S. Virgin Islands Reports Its First Zika Virus Case (1/22).

Broadly: As Zika Virus Spreads, Women Warned Against Pregnancy but Denied Family Planning (Shibata, 1/25).

Financial Times: The hunt for Zika’s link to the lost children of the Americas (Ahuja, 1/26).

The Guardian: Rights groups denounce Zika advice to avoid pregnancy in Latin America (Brodzinsky, 1/27).

New York Times: Zika Testing Is Urged for Some Newborns (Saint Louis, 1/26).

New York Times: Brazil Will Deploy Troops to Spread Awareness of Zika Virus (Romero, 1/26).

New York Times: Zika Virus: Two Cases Suggest It Could Be Spread Through Sex (McNeil, 1/25).

New York Times: El Salvador’s Advice on Zika Virus: Don’t Have Babies (Ahmed, 1/25).

NPR: Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Join The Fight To Stop Zika Virus (Allen, 1/26).

NPR: Zika Virus Will Spread Through The Americas, Health Group Says (Kennedy, 1/25).

Reuters: Glaxo evaluating possibility of using vaccine technology for Zika (Penumudi/Grover, 1/25).

TIME: WHO Warns Zika Virus ‘Likely’ to Spread to U.S. (Zorthian, 1/25).

U.N. News Centre: Twenty countries in the Americas reporting cases of Zika virus — U.N. health agency (1/22).

U.S. News & World Report: Will the World Health Organization Drop the Zika Ball? (Sternberg, 1/26).

Washington Post: Zika virus: WHO says outbreak in U.S. likely imminent, CDC issues interim guidelines for testing infants (Cha, 1/26).

Washington Post: As Zika fear spreads, Brazilian mothers opt for mosquito-resistant baby clothing (Phillips, 1/25).

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