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    White House Shifts Ebola Funding to Combat Zika Virus

    by  • April 12, 2016 • Homepage, National, North American News, South American News, World • 0 Comments

    In an attempt to combat the rapid spread of the Zika virus, federal officials have decided to shift approximately $500 million from Ebola prevention programs. The shift comes after Congress was bogged down in a two month debate over the approval of a $1.9 billion budget proposed by the Obama administration. On February 1...

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    The Roman Catholic Church: Contracepted

    by  • February 4, 2016 • From the Editor, International, South American News • 0 Comments

    The Catholic church outlaws contraception as it believes that forms of birth control are associated with promiscuity and adultery. But with the rise of Zika virus,a mosquito-borne virus which is most prominent in Latin American countries, causes symptoms including fever, rash, and joint pain. But the virus is more threatening to pregnant women as there is growing evidence “that Zika...

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