More than 5,000 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus: government

More Than 5,000 Pregnant Women in Colombia have Zika Virus: Gov`t

Pregnant women wait for a general routine checkup, which includes Zika screening, at the maternity ward of a hospital in Guatemala City, Guatemala, January 28, 2016. Guatemala had registered 68 cases of Zika at the end of last month. But there are fears that number could increase dramatically. REUTERS/Josue Decavele

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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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The party’s on: Zika won’t stop Brazil Carnival-goers from having a good time

Revelers parade at the Banda de Ipanema carnival block party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. Rio de Janeiro's over-the-top Carnival is the highlight of the year for many local residents. Hundreds of thousands of merrymakers will take to Rio's streets in hundreds of open-air "bloco" parties. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Revelers parade at the Banda de Ipanema carnival block party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. Rio de Janeiro’s over-the-top Carnival is the highlight of the year for many local residents. Hundreds of thousands of merrymakers will take to Rio’s streets in hundreds of open-air “bloco” parties. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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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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Africa, Asia vulnerable to spread of Zika virus: WHO

A health worker carries out fumigation as part of preventive measures against the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases at the cemetery of Carabayllo on the outskirts of Lima, Peru February 1, 2016. Reuters/Mariana Bazo

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