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No zika virus recorded in Vanuatu
By Online Editor
6:45 pm GMT+12, 07/02/2016, Vanuatu
Zika is a disease caused by zika virus that is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The most common symptoms of zika are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting for several days to a week…
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