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COVID-19: Office disruptions in Shanghai

Feb 25, 2020
Chinese officials say they will help businesses resume operations, but trying to adhere to all the rules may make one's head spin.
The few remaining restaurants open in Shanghai are forced to only offer take-out service in recent days.
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United States officials are responding to the first case of coronavirus

Jan 22, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control has a budget for when a new sickness emerges.
A woman wears a mask on the first day of screenings for coronavirus of travelers from Wuhan, China.
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Could we have prevented Zika?

Aug 25, 2016
Dr. Peter Daszak has some ideas on how we can prevent pandemics and save money doing it.
Carlos Varas, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, uses a Golden Eagle blower to spray pesticide to kill mosquitos in Miami Beach, Florida.
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Zika virus prevention efforts in the U.S. underway

Mar 29, 2016
The president has asked Congress for nearly $2 billion in emergency funding.
Health workers in Brazil fumigate in an attempt to eradicate the mosquito which transmits the Zika virus. In the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are trying to organize efforts to combat the virus. 
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Promoting health at the molecular level

Aug 12, 2015
When wellness starts with a genome sequence.

Immunization cuts proposed amid measles outbreak

Feb 6, 2015
Federal program that supplies vaccines to uninsured could be cut by $50 million.

IMF creates global safety net for poorest countries

Feb 5, 2015
It's special ‘shock’ fund offers debt relief to help deal with crises like Ebola.

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