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Extent Of Venezuela’s Zika Outbreak Unknown, AP Reports

Associated Press: Venezuela takes on Zika amid shortages, information blackout
“This is what the Zika outbreak looks like in Venezuela, a country whose medical system has teetered for months on the brink of collapse: There’s a lack of bug spray to prevent mosquito bites, scant contraceptives to avert pregnancies, little medicine to treat Zika-linked maladies. There has been no effective public health campaign to inform the public about the disease — and nobody really knows how many infections there have been…” (Sanchez, 2/22).

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