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24 February 2016
Ground Zero: Zika outbreak

Recife, Brazil is Ground Zero of a new and mysterious epidemic. CNA TV 24 Feb 16

The explosive spread of Zika, carried by mosquitoes and suspected to have caused an alarming spike in neurological birth deformities in the Americas, is baffling scientists and sparking a global health emergency.

The outbreak of Zika virus concerns the experts all over the world. Dr Sebastian Maurer Stroh from BII, Dr Bruno Reversade from IMB/IMCB and Dr Lisa Ng from SIgN shared their view on this outbreak.



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