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  • Brazil considers reforming biosecurity law amid criticism story has photos
    Updated: Feb-05-16 10:19 pm

    RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian officials will soon decide whether to amend the South American nation's rigid procedures for sharing Zika samples, the Cabinet chief's spokeswoman said Friday, as officials announced that they were sending a set of samples to U.S. researchers amid complaints of hoarding.

  • Research begins into possibility of a vaccine for Zika virus story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jan-26-16 10:33 pm

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. government is beginning research into a possible vaccine for the mosquito-borne Zika virus that is suspected of causing an unusual birth defect as it spreads in Latin America.