Pregnant woman diagnosed with Zika virus in Australia

The Zika virus has been linked to thousands of birth defects in Latin America and is transmitted through mosquitos Photograph: Marvin Recinos/AFP/Getty Images

Queensland sees the first confirmed case of the virus in a pregnant woman in Australia since the World Health Organisation declared it a public health emergency

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First U.S. Zika virus transmission reported, attributed to sex

Tubes with the label ‘Zika virus’ are seen at Genekam Biotechnology AG in Duisburg, Germany, February 2, 2016. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender

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Liberia confirms 2nd Ebola death in resurgent outbreak

FILE - In this Tuesday, June 30, 2015, file photo health workers wash their hands after taking a  blood specimen from a child to test for the Ebola virus in a area were a 17-year old boy died from the virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia.  Deputy Health Minister and head of the Ebola response, Tolbert Nyenswah, told The Associated Press the woman in her early 20s who died on July 12 was linked to the 17-year-old boy who died last month.  (AP Photo/ Abbas Dulleh,File)

FILE – In this Tuesday, June 30, 2015, file photo health workers wash their hands after taking a blood specimen from a child to test for the Ebola virus in a area were a 17-year old boy died from the virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia. Deputy Health Minister and head of the Ebola response, Tolbert Nyenswah, told The Associated Press the woman in her early 20s who died on July 12 was linked to the 17-year-old boy who died last month. (AP Photo/ Abbas Dulleh,File)

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A look at the worst-ever Ebola epidemic by numbers

Medical workers wearing protective equipment surround a simulated patient during a demonstration for media members on their training for working with possible Ebola patients, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at Madigan Army Medical Center on Joint Base Lewis McChord, near Tacoma, Wash. Madigan providers and nurses have been training to perform clinical skills, including inserting IVs, obtaining blood samples for testing and conducting ultrasounds while dressed in powered air purifying respirators, impermeable suits and multiple layers of gloves. The clinically-focused exercises use realistic patient simulators that speak through microphones and can express simulated bodily fluids.       (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Up to three Ebola-infected travelers might fly each month

Health workers bury the body of a woman who is suspected of having died of the Ebola virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, on Monday, October 20. Health officials say the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever. More than 4,000 people have died there, according to the World Health Organization.

Health workers bury the body of a woman who is suspected of having died of the Ebola virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, on Monday, October 20. Health officials say the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever. More than 4,000 people have died there, according to the World Health Organization.

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Suspected Ebola case isolated at Braintree clinic in Massachusetts

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(SOURCE)   A man who turned up at the Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates urgent-care offices in Braintree this afternoon complaining of a headache and other Ebola-like systems has been quarantined as a precaution, according to the Braintree Fire Department.

Firefighter Joe Zanca said the man was isolated “based on his travel history.”

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