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How Likely Are You To Deal With A Zika Outbreak? Check This Map

huffingtonpost.com - August 15th 2016 - Anna Almendrala

Now that Zika virus is spreading locally in Florida, U.S. residents, and especially pregnant women, are growing alarmed at the risk that they may face in their own communities. 

A new map estimating the risk of local Zika spread around the globe shows a relatively small likelihood that most of North America and Northern Asia will be affected. By contrast, all the variables are in place for local spread in most of Africa, South and Southeast Asia. 

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Supporting documentation for the article above is within the link below . . .

RESEARCH - Brazilian journal Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz - Global Map of Zika Virus
http://memorias.ioc.fiocruz.br/issues/zika-fast-track/item/6126-global-map-of-zika-virus

The University of Kansas - New map details threat of Zika across Europe, U.S.
https://news.ku.edu/2016/08/08/new-map-details-threat-zika-across-europe-and-us

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