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President Obama will ask congress for 1.8 billion to fight Zika

President Obama plans to ask Congress for $1.8 billion to help fight the Zika virus. If approved, the emergency funds will be used to support mosquito control programs and vaccine research, as well as health services for pregnant women with low incomes. 206 kata lagi


Doctors name larvicide as possible cause of microcephaly

Are the Zika virus – and GM mosquitoes – being wrongly blamed? Report by Claire Robinson

report from the Argentine doctors’ organisation, Physicians in the Crop-Sprayed Towns,[1] challenges the theory that the Zika virus epidemic in Brazil is the cause of the increase in the birth defect microcephaly among newborns. 945 kata lagi


Escape 60' Vila Olímpia: Death Row [Review]

Location: Escape 60‘ Vila Olímpia, São Paulo (SP), Brazil

Date completed: October 2015 (5 players). Succeeded escaping!

Creativity: 6.5; Difficulty: 6; Atmosphere: 7; … 893 kata lagi

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'Evidence of Zika Virus Infection in Brain and Placental Tissues'

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

Evidence of Zika Virus Infection in Brain and Placental Tissues from Two Congenitally Infected Newborns and Two Fetal Losses — Brazil, 2015… 939 kata lagi

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The Latin America SITREP February 2016, by Jack

There are no significant elections in LA this year. Furthermore, the region is all but devoid of real ‘heavy-weight leaders’. There is Morales but, ultimately, Bolivia is a poor country with a small population. 870 kata lagi


Zika Virus - An Overview

When you turn on your TV or open a news app on your phone, you are surrounded by talks about the Zika Virus. While the news focuses on Zika Virus as it is spreading through the Americas, little is being reported on its history in the world. 544 kata lagi


How a Brazilian soccer club campaign saved hundreds of lives

In the state of Recife soccer is not a sport, it is a religion. When the home team Club Sports Recife plays, much of the state of Pernambuco shuts down as thousands of loyal fans stream to the stadium to worship the players clothed in red, black and yellow. 250 kata lagi