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Global Zika Threat Stimulates Dengue Prevention in Taiwan

Jules Quartly

Taiwan is redoubling efforts to halt the spread of dengue fever, which has hit the southern part of the island hard over the past two years.


Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Join Fight Against Zika

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With more and more people being infected with the Zika virus, many countries are seeking solutions to tackle mosquito-borne diseases, including Taiwan, the UK and Brazil.

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First Zika Case In Taiwan And The Virus Casting Shadow On The 2016 Olympics

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Zika has seen its first case in Taiwan on January 19 and the virus’ outbreak in Brazil has drawn world attention as it’s found to be related to microcephaly: babies born with abnormally small heads. With mosquitos being its vector, there are concerns that the outbreak would not be stopped before the 2016 Olympics this August.

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