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Otago Daily Times: A man walks in front of a graffiti of pregnancy in Recife, Brazil, where a Zika outbreak has revived the debate about easing abortion laws. The graffiti reads 'We all have a right to live'. Photo Reuters The World Health Organization has advised women in areas...
Huffington Post: This is a big moment for sports. 2015 saw monumental breakthroughs in sports as a catalyst for social change. Historically, sports have been effective at raising awareness of underexposed issues, sparking important conversations, and shifting public...
Business Insider: Seven people in the UK have been infected with the Zika virus over the last three years, but four of those cases have been reported since January and the numbers are likely to rise, according to Public HealthEngland. Dilys Morgan, head of the department of...
The Guardian: Public health expert tells MPs rise in number of cases partly due to publicity about Latin American outbreaks...
Reuters: RECIFE, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Six months pregnant with her first child, Eritania Maria has a rash and a mild fever, symptoms of the Zika virus linked to brain deformities in newborn children in Brazil....
Reuters: RECIFE (Reuters) - Six months pregnant with her first child, Eritania Maria has a rash and a mild fever, symptoms of the Zika virus linked to brain deformities in newborn children in Brazil....
Indian Express: FILE – In this Jan. 27, 2016, file photo, an Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed through a microscope at the Fiocruz institute in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil. The mosquito behind the Zika virus seems to operate like a heat-driven missile of...
Topix: Despite fears over the Zika Virus, BrazilCarnival was in full swing with vibrant colors this past weekend in Rio de Janeiro, Recife and Salvador. This is the first test of whether fear of contamination by the Zika virus may scare tourists away from the...
Huffington Post: Co-authored by Simon Wright On February 1st, the World Health Organization declared the spread of the Zika virus a public health emergency. The declaration was the WHO's highest level of warning--so dire, in fact, that it has only been declared three times in...
Business Insider: Director of National IntelligenceJames Clapper. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper gave a chilling threat assessment today to the Senate Armed Services Committee. Clapper's testimony to the committee reflected the for the coming year. Based on...
Huffington Post:   CHICAGO, Feb 9 (Reuters) - At Roberto SantosGeneral Hospital in Salvador, Brazil, Dr. Antonio Almeida and a team of specialists are closely following two groups of women: Those who deliver babies with abnormally small heads and those who deliver...
Public Technologies: (Source: The Salvation ArmyInternational) 09 February 2016MARDIGras celebrations are bringing a party atmosphere to the world-famous Rio de JaneiroCarnival this week, while The Salvation Army in Brazil is looking ahead to an even bigger event in the city's...
Quartz: There could be, hypothetically, a force powerful enough to grind Brazil’s Carnival to a halt. It’s not the Zika virus. As public health officials grappled to contain a health crisis that the World Health Organization has declared a global...
Yahoo Daily News: By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - At Roberto SantosGeneral Hospital in Salvador, Brazil, Dr. Antonio Almeida and a team of specialists are closely following two groups of women: Those who deliver babies with abnormally small heads and those who deliver...