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Haiti So Far Avoids Serious Zika Predictions, But Experts Unsure Why

Washington Post: While Latin America struggles over Zika, Haiti faces epidemic with a shrug
“…The poorest nation in the region appeared to be primed for a Zika explosion, with woeful sanitation, urban overcrowding, a threadbare health system, and plenty of mosquitoes. But nearly six months after the first Zika cases were confirmed in Haiti, the most dire predictions have not materialized. That is the good news. The bad news is that no one is really sure why…” (Miroff, 6/21).