- Experts Study Zika’s Path From First Outbreak in Pacific
The virus, which has been around in Asia for decades, first hit hard on Yap Island, and spread across the Pacific, with a huge outbreak now in Brazil.
Austin Ramzy. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:47:39 GMT.
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- Spotlighting The Next Level Of Threat Intel With Digital Shadows
Even a casual perusing of the headlines informs us that cybersecurity is increasing as warfare and crime continue to shift into the digital arena. ...
By Christopher Versace. Forbes. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:22:00 GMT.
- Brazilians Shrug Off Zika Fears to Revel in Carnival Fun
Many Brazilians feel they have more important things to worry about, including soaring unemployment, a plummeting currency and a corruption scandal.
Andrew Jacobs. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:17:49 GMT.
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- Earlier microcephaly cases in Brazil raise doubts about link to Zika virus
Large numbers of babies with borderline normal heads were born Brazil as far back as 2012, two years before the Zika virus is thought to have entered the country, say researchers searching for answers to urgent questions.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:03:43 EST.
- Africa: Africa, Beware of Zika Virus!
[Guardian] ZIKA virus is sweeping across the globe, and it's coming for the babies!While Lassa fever is busy operating in West Africa, Zika virus is ravaging Central and South America.
All Africa. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:53:24 GMT.
- China's first Zika case confirmed
A 34-year-old man who recently travelled to South America has become China's first confirmed case of Zika virus infection, reports state media.
BBC News. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 05:20:43 GMT.
- Colombia bans mining in moorlands
Colombia's constitutional court bans mining in the country's moorlands, which environmentalists say are key to the nation's water supplies.
BBC News. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:31:18 GMT.
- In Photos: Dazzling Rio carnival climax gives Brazilians reason to smile
Dancers -- some nearly naked, others in elaborate costumes -- strutted into the final round of the Rio Carnival's samba championship Feb. 8, capping a wild party that has helped Brazilians forget about Zika and other worries
Hurriyet. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 12:06:00 +0200.
- Alert! There's a dangerous new viral outbreak: Zika conspiracy theories
Most conspiracy theories are harmless, but rumours that GM mosquitoes may inadvertently have caused Brazil’s epidemic could potentially cost lives.
Mail & Guardian. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:19:00 +0200.
- Colombia: 3,177 pregnant women with Zika; no microcephaly
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday that there's no evidence Zika has caused any cases of the birth defect known as microcephaly in his country, though it has diagnosed 3,177 pregnant women with the virus.
Modern Healthcare. Sun, 7 Feb 2016 13:23:34 EST.
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