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Zika: a rare benign virus suddenly turns nasty, and heads for the US

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Virologists have been expressing concern about Zika virus for a couple of years now, but it’s only with its arrival in Puerto Rico during the holiday season that it has really started to make the news.

Period17/12/2015 → 7/01/2016

Virologists have been expressing concern about Zika virus for a couple of years now, but it’s only with its arrival in Puerto Rico during the holiday season that it has really started to make the news.

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TitleZika: a rare benign virus suddenly turns nasty, and heads for the US
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe Conversation
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date7/01/16
DescriptionVirologists have been expressing concern about Zika virus for a couple of years now, but it’s only with its arrival in Puerto Rico during the holiday season that it has really started to make the news.
Producer/AuthorDerek Gatherer
PersonsDerek Gatherer
TitleDr Derek Gatherer on Zika virus (ZIKV)
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletLancaster University YouTube Channel
Media typeOther
Duration/Length/Size1:08
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date17/12/15
DescriptionZika virus, which is spread by mosquitos, is starting to spread around the world.
Producer/AuthorRachael McIntosh/Russ Reader
PersonsDerek Gatherer