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A popular North Carolina water park suspended part of its operation Friday after health officials found a brain-destroying amoeba in the water there.

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President Barack Obama said Thursday he'd veto a new measure coming from Congress to pay for the Zika fight.

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Senators have a bipartisan deal to require labeling of genetically modified ingredients nationally.

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:08:00 GMT
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The World Health Organization has launched an emergency yellow fever vaccination campaign in Africa.

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The World Health Organization updated its recommendations on pregnancy, sex and the risk of Zika virus.

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