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Colombia reports more than 47,700 Zika cases

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Health authorities project that more than 600,000 people will be infected with the Zika virus this year in Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia (Mar. 6, 2016) — Colombia has seen more than 47,700 cases of Zika, including thousands of pregnant women infected with the mosquito-borne virus, the country’s National Health Institute reported on Saturday, March 5.

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Pregnant woman diagnosed with Zika in Australia

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ZIKA VIRUS. A picture dated January 30, 2016 showing the mosquito Aedes Aegypti in San Jose, Costa Rica. File photo by Jeffrey Arguedas/EPA
The woman became infected with the Zika virus abroad, according to Australian officials

SYDNEY, Australia (Feb. 10, 2016) — A pregnant woman has been diagnosed with the Zika virus in Australia, officials said Wednesday, February 10, adding that the disease was acquired overseas.

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