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U.S. health officials update Zika transmission and testing guidance Jul 25 2016

U.S. health officials issued updated recommendations for preventing and testing for Zika infection on Monday, warning that the virus can be transmitted through unprotected sex with an infected female partner.

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Spain registers first case in Europe of baby born with Zika-related defect

MADRID Spain has recorded the first case in Europe of a baby born with the microcephaly birth defect associated with the Zika virus, Spanish health authorities said on Monday.

Jul 25 2016
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Olympics unlikely to worsen global spread of Zika

(Reuters Health) - People visiting Brazil for the 2016 Olympics won't significantly add to the global spread of Zika virus, according to a new analysis.

Sports, Brazil Jul 25 2016
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Colombia declares end to Zika epidemic inside country

BOGOTA Colombian health officials declared on Monday that the worst of a Zika outbreak in the Andean nation had passed just 10 months after its arrival, raising questions about how the virus is affecting parts of Latin America differently.

Jul 25 2016

Researchers publish U.S. data on police-related injuries

(Reuters Health) - An estimated 55,400 people were injured as a result of legal police interventions in the U.S. in 2012, a study found.

Jul 25 2016

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