Cuba Calls On Individuals, 9K Army Troops To Help Prevent Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes
Reuters: Cuba deploys 9,000 troops in effort to ward off Zika virus
“President Raul Castro called on all Cubans to help eradicate the mosquitoes that carry the Zika virus on Monday and ordered 9,000 army troops to help stave off the disease. Cuba has yet to detect a case of Zika, but the outbreak is affecting large parts of Latin America and the Caribbean…” (Frank, 2/22).
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