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Feb 10, 2016 05:41 AM ET
As the Zika virus continues to spread globally, the World Health Organization is taking action to try to contain it. Can they control a pandemic like Zika?
Feb 8, 2016 02:04 PM ET // AFP
An enzyme found in overripe bananas is also prevalent in people with melanoma.
Feb 3, 2016 06:59 AM ET // AFP
A patient was infected with the virus after having sexual contact with an ill individual who returned from a country where Zika virus is present.
Feb 2, 2016 02:38 PM ET // Discovery News
That warning against double dipping — it’s real.
Feb 2, 2016 08:42 AM ET // AFP
The UN health body says that a surge in cases in South America of microcephaly was likely caused by the mosquito-borne Zika virus, and declared the situation a public health emergency.
Jan 28, 2016 09:30 AM ET // AFP
Babies with microcephaly have an abnormally small brain and skull for their age.
Jan 27, 2016 11:45 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Pregnant women should avoid mosquitoes, say experts, since the virus will reach the United States before a vaccine or treatment is found.
Jan 20, 2016 08:33 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Musician Glenn Frey, who died recently, was the victim of several death hoaxes.
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