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So Zika Is Back? Here’s the Story, in Two Minutes

The mosquito-borne virus has become a public health crisis as it spreads through the Americas.

The Zika Virus Explained in Two Minutes

Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that makes about one in five infected people sick with rash, fever, joint pain, or pinkeye and has been linked to the birth defect microcephaly, a neurological condition in which a newborn child’s head is significantly smaller than normal. Zika can cause the muscle-weakening disease Guillain-Barré syndrome in adults. 

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