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A year — or two — of Zika in the Western Hemisphere . . . We’re reading about how pandemic preparedness begins

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One year into the Zika outbreak – “As so often happens in public health, when a disease subsides the control programme dies.” This observation, from part three of the World Health Organization’s accounting of how the Zika virus emerged from obscurity to become an unprecedented global health threat, refers to the shutdown of mosquito control […]