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How to protect yourself from the mosquitoes that spread Zika and other viruses

By Rebecca Harrington From Business Insider Mosquitoes are the most obnoxious creatures on Earth. Not only do their bites itch like crazy, but they can spread some devastating — and sometimes deadly — diseases. The bugs are now spreading Zika locally…

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Why are emerging viruses here – and why now?

By Andrew Shaw-Postdoctoral Research Scientist at University of Glasgow and Connor Bamford-Post-doctoral Research Assistant at University of Glasgow From The Conversation The US is on the brink of a new virus epidemic; a virus that wasn’t there ten years ago…