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WHO Releases New Data On Zika, Says Vigilance Must ‘Remain High’

U.N. News Centre: Vigilance against Zika virus should ‘remain high,’ U.N. health agency says in new guidance
“Although a decline in cases of Zika virus infection has been reported in some countries, there is still a need for heightened vigilance, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported [Friday], issuing fresh guidance on the virus that has been linked to birth defects and neurological complications. The new WHO data also lists countries where the Aedes aegypti mosquito is present, but where there is no sign of the Zika virus…” (3/10).

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