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Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Zika Spreads Rapidly

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A city worker fumigates in an effort to eradicate the mosquito which transmits the Zika virus on Feb. 4, 2016 in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil. Officials say as many as 100,000 people may have already been exposed to the Zika virus in Recife, which is being called the epicenter of the crisis, although most never develop symptoms.

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