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      • Feds practice Ebola evacuations despite past Trump criticism

        Feds practice Ebola evacuations despite past Trump criticism

        Thursday, April 20 2017 1:48 PM EDT2017-04-20 17:48:59 GMT
        Thursday, April 20 2017 1:48 PM EDT2017-04-20 17:48:59 GMT
        The Trump administration recently conducted drills for transporting Ebola virus patients to the United States, even though Donald Trump railed against his predecessor's decision to bring Ebola-infected patients to...
        The Trump administration recently conducted drills for transporting Ebola virus patients to the United States, even though Donald Trump railed against his predecessor's decision to bring Ebola-infected patients to the U.S. for treatment in 2014.
      • As temperatures rise, U.S. braces for Zika

        As temperatures rise, U.S. braces for Zika

        Wednesday, April 5 2017 12:19 PM EDT2017-04-05 16:19:24 GMT
        Tuesday, April 11 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-04-11 11:00:26 GMT

        Temperatures are rising after a warm winter causing concern that Zika-carrying mosquitoes will appear in great numbers, perhaps sooner than usual.

        Temperatures are rising after a warm winter causing concern that Zika-carrying mosquitoes will appear in great numbers, perhaps sooner than usual.

      • Promising Zika vaccine testing on humans; but there's a problem

        Promising Zika vaccine testing on humans; but there's a problem

        Friday, April 7 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-04-07 15:56:48 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-04-10 12:00:29 GMT

        Researchers in the U.S. and worldwide are seeking a vaccine for the mosquito-borne virus.

        Researchers in the U.S. and worldwide are seeking a vaccine for the mosquito-borne virus.

      • Pets safe from Zika virus, but your family and home still need protection

        Pets safe from Zika virus, but your family and home still need protection

        Tuesday, May 10 2016 6:38 PM EDT2016-05-10 22:38:29 GMT
        Wednesday, May 11 2016 8:32 AM EDT2016-05-11 12:32:02 GMT
        (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

        There are 13 confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Georgia, and the Obama Administration spoke out again Tuesday, calling for action two months after asking Congress for nearly $2 billion to fight the virus. It's normally transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito, but are your pets safe? 

        There are 13 confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Georgia, and the Obama Administration spoke out again Tuesday, calling for action two months after asking Congress for nearly $2 billion to fight the virus. It's normally transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito, but are your pets safe? 

      • Could genetically engineered mosquitoes combat the Zika virus?

        Could genetically engineered mosquitoes combat the Zika virus?

        Thursday, August 4 2016 10:46 PM EDT2016-08-05 02:46:24 GMT
        Scientists are trying to fight the Zika virus with genetically modified mosquitoes. (Source: WOIO)Scientists are trying to fight the Zika virus with genetically modified mosquitoes. (Source: WOIO)

        A company called Oxitec believes genetically engineered mosquitoes could fight the Zika virus.

        A company called Oxitec believes genetically engineered mosquitoes could fight the Zika virus.

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