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Zika Virus In Colombia: Country Reports 13531 Cases

Agencies investigating the Zika outbreaks are finding an increasing body of evidence about the link between Zika virus and microcephaly . Over the past year, there have been more than a dozen confirmed cases among United States travelers - including two pregnant women in IL.

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Zika Virus Cases Appearing in U.S.

Zika virus has begun cropping up in the US, public health officials say, with three new confirmed cases in Florida and two others in IL. "Zika virus is a relatively mild clinical illness that has conjunctivitis, which is red eyes, a rash, joint pain and a fever".

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More pregnant women in US diagnosed with Zika virus

In addition, the CDC recommended in its interim travel guidance that everyone traveling to areas where Zika virus transmission is ongoing take precautions to protect themselves from mosquito bites to reduce the risk for Zika virus infection, as well as other arboviruses such as dengue, West Nile virus and chikungunya.

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Zika virus could undermine Latin American tourism

In addition, the CDC recommended in its interim travel guidance that everyone traveling to areas where Zika virus transmission is ongoing take precautions to protect themselves from mosquito bites to reduce the risk for Zika virus infection, as well as other arboviruses such as dengue, West Nile virus and chikungunya.

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Colombia Reports 13500 Cases of Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus

Shah, M.D., J.D. said in a statement. A woman in Hawaii who had recently returned from Brazil with Zika also gave birth to a baby with brain damage, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed. The virus can't be transmitted from person to person. "There is no commercially available test for Zika virus". - 80 percent of people who are infected with Zika virus don't have symptoms.

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Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey dead at 67

Frey sat down with producers of the public radio show The Art of the Song for an extended conversation on songwriting, artistry, and The Eagles . His death was confirmed by his family and bandmates in a post on the Eagles Facebook page, which was signed off with the lyrics from " It's your world now ".