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Cuba’s Intensive Zika Prevention Campaign Works To Contain Virus; Nation Records 3 Locally Acquired Cases

Associated Press: Cuba reports remarkable success in containing Zika virus
“Six months after President Raul Castro declared war on the Zika virus in Cuba, a militarized nationwide campaign of intensive mosquito spraying, monitoring, and quarantine appears to be working. Cuba is among the few countries in the Western Hemisphere that have so far prevented significant spread of the disease blamed for birth defects in thousands of children. Only three people have caught Zika in Cuba…” (Weissenstein, 9/2).

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