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Honduras declares national emergency over Zika virus

aedes aegypti mosquito larvae
Aedes aegypti mosquito larvae sit in a petri dish at the Fiocruz institute in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. The mosquito is a vector for the proliferation of the Zika virus currently spreading throughout Latin America. New figures from Brazil’s Health Ministry show that the Zika virus outbreak has not caused as many confirmed cases of a rare brain defect as first feared. AP File Photo

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (Feb. 2, 2016) — Honduras on Monday declared a state of emergency after officials said the number of Zika infections is rising at an “alarming” rate in the Central American country.

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