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Best Insect Repellent Buying Guide - #ConsumerReports

Shopping for insect repellent? Read about types, features, and other must-know topics in our insect repellent buying guide to make an informed choice.

Science & Technology | Science

How to Beat Dengue and Zika: Add a Microbe to Mosquitoes - The Atlantic

After 30 years of development, virus-beating insects are finally being deployed in megacities around the world.  

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CDC warns pregnant women to avoid Miami areas amid mounting Zika cases

Government health officials warned pregnant women Monday to avoid a Zika-stricken part of Miami and told couples who have been there recently to put off having children for at least two months, after the number of people feared infected through mosquito b

Politics | Politics

Microcephaly discoveries made in non-Zika cases help explain abnormal brain growth

Long before Zika virus made it a household word, the birth defect called microcephaly puzzled scientists and doctors -- even as it changed the lives of the babies born with it during the pre-Zika era. But new discoveries may help explain what happens in t

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When it comes to raising a child disabled by Zika, Brazilian women often do it alone

The day Josemary Gomes brought her newborn son Gilberto home to a tiny pink house on a sun-baked cobblestone street, she laid him on her bed and wept.But there was no one to comfort the single mother. “I raised my head,” she said, “and carried on al

Sports | My Sporting News

Golfers opting out of Rio Olympics is about more than Zika

Golf will be an Olympic sport this summer for the first time in 112 years—but not if there are no golfers to compete. Pro golfers are rapidly dropping out of the Summer Games in Rio, set to begin in August.

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C.D.C. Offers Guidelines for Delaying Pregnancy After Zika Exposure

Women who have tested positive for the virus or had symptoms should wait at least eight weeks before trying to get pregnant, the agency said.