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Expect Zika To Reach India, Africa, Wellcome Trust Director Says

The Guardian: Expect Zika virus to reach India and Africa, medical research charity warns
“The Zika virus, which causes brain damage in babies, is likely to spread to India and the continent of Africa, according to the director of the Wellcome Trust, a medical charity deeply involved in research to try to limit the damage. ‘I think we can anticipate global spread,’ said Jeremy Farrar, speaking to The Guardian alongside Sue Desmond-Hellmann, the chief executive officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation…” (Boseley, 10/26).

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