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Not As Widespread In U.S. As Once Feared, Zika Continues To Spread In Americas, Elsewhere

Washington Times: Zika largely spares U.S. as virus wreaks havoc worldwide
“The Zika virus roared onto the scene last year as the scourge of the summer, but it’s slinking off the radar as 2017 dawns, having left far less devastation in the U.S. than analysts had warned. Worldwide, the situation is still dire. Thousands of babies have been born with Zika-related defects in Latin America, though only a few dozen babies have been born with defects in the U.S. Those are chiefly cases in which the mothers or their partners are infected while traveling…” (Howell, 1/3).

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