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U.S. Surgeon General Encourages Puerto Rico To Ramp Up Zika Prevention Public Education Campaign

Associated Press: U.S. official urges Puerto Rico to step up fight against Zika
“The U.S. surgeon general on Thursday urged Puerto Rico to step up its public education campaign against Zika as he warned that 25 percent of the island will be infected with the mosquito-borne virus by year’s end. Dr. Vivek Murthy said during a visit to the U.S. territory that local officials need to boost mosquito control efforts and make contraception more accessible and affordable…” (Coto, 8/11).

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