Helen Branswell

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Infectious diseases and public health reporter for STAT News which covers health and medicine

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The World Health Organization says, "alarm is high." But so is "uncertainty." In the next year, the Zika virus might infect three to four million people.

The Zika Virus: The Knowns…and the Unknowns

The World Health Organization says, "alarm is high." But so is "uncertainty." In the next year, the Zika virus might infect three to four million people.

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