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NYT Interviews Zika Expert About Spread Of Disease From Africa To South America

New York Times: How Zika Became a Global Threat
“…One of the leading scientific experts on Zika is Scott C. Weaver, the director of the Institute for Human Infections and Immunity at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. In a recent interview, he helped explain how Zika came out of Africa, crossed the Pacific Ocean, came to Brazil, and became a dangerous public health threat…” (Bajaj, 6/13).

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