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Coulter: How Do We Flatten the Curve on Panic?

If the Chinese virus is enormously dangerous to people with certain medical conditions and those over 70 years old, but a much smaller danger to those under 70, then shutting down the entire country indefinitely is probably a bad idea.

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WHO: Sexual Transmission of Zika More Common Than Previously Assumed

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that sexual transmission of the Zika virus is more common than previously believed, especially male carriers infecting women. WHO also reported mounting evidence for the connection between Zika, birth defects, and neurological disorders, such as Guillain-Barre syndrome.

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Brazil May Fine Landowners Who Hinder Efforts to Combat Zika

The Brazilian government announced that it is considering imposing fines on private landowners who do not allow public health officials on their property to eliminate breeding sites of the Aedes Aegypti mosquito that transmits the Zika virus, according to various news reports.

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