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  • Zika hurt Florida businesses, study finds - WJXT Jacksonville

    Jun 29, 2017 | 00:58 am

    WJXT JacksonvilleZika hurt Florida businesses, study findsWJXT JacksonvilleZika took a bite out of business revenue in last year's outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease in Miami-Dade Country, a new study from Florida International University says. A survey of 44 businesses in the Wynwood district in Miami, which was one of ...and more »

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  • Wynwood businesses lost as much as 40% of their revenue due to Zika: report - The Real Deal Magazine

    Jun 28, 2017 | 23:11 pm

    The Real Deal MagazineWynwood businesses lost as much as 40% of their revenue due to Zika: reportThe Real Deal MagazineThe Zika outbreak in Miami stung Wynwood businesses, zapping as 40 percent of their revenue, according to a new study. Zika hit Wynwood and Miami Beach the hardest last year, impacting tourism and real estate. The 1.5-square-mile area that included ...and more »

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  • Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases could hit hard this summer - Business Insider

    Jun 28, 2017 | 21:42 pm

    Business InsiderZika and other mosquito-borne diseases could hit hard this summerBusiness InsiderZika hasn't been in the news as much these days, but that doesn't mean that the virus has gone away. Like other mosquito-borne diseases, Zika — which can cause babies to be born with neurological damage and microcephaly (a particularly small head and ...and more »

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  • Wynwood Businesses Lost Revenue, Laid Off Employees During Zika Outbreak, Study Finds - WLRN

    Jun 28, 2017 | 21:17 pm

    WLRNWynwood Businesses Lost Revenue, Laid Off Employees During Zika Outbreak, Study FindsWLRNThe spread of the Zika virus across Miami last summer severely infected earnings at Wynwood businesses, some of which saw revenue and profit dip by as much as 40 percent, according to a new study by Florida International University's Robert Stempel ...and more »

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  • What We're Reading: Zika Vaccine Deal; Industry on the Health Bill; Testing for Lyme Disease - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

    Jun 28, 2017 | 16:33 pm

    What We're Reading: Zika Vaccine Deal; Industry on the Health Bill; Testing for Lyme DiseaseAJMC.com Managed Markets NetworkWith government funding involved in the Sanofi vaccine for the Zika virus, a group of senators are urging the company provide pricing assurances. According to FiercePharma, 6 senators sent letters to Sanofi, saying that they are “deeply troubled” that ...

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  • Zika outbreak in Wynwood stifled local economy - Florida Trend

    Jun 28, 2017 | 16:02 pm

    Florida TrendZika outbreak in Wynwood stifled local economyFlorida TrendA new study released by FIU's Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work found that last year's Zika outbreak hit the bottom line of Wynwood businesses; some of which reported losing as much as 40 percent of revenue. The study, which was led ...and more »

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  • Lessons from Zika and Ebola: Global Health is a Defense Issue - Geopoliticalmonitor.com

    Jun 28, 2017 | 16:01 pm

    Geopoliticalmonitor.comLessons from Zika and Ebola: Global Health is a Defense IssueGeopoliticalmonitor.comDonald Trump's moves to cut American health spending overseas have met with considerable criticism, but none as damning as that of the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. In a report released last month, the Academies lay ...

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  • Zika Stifled Wynwood Economy, FIU Study Shows - Miami New Times

    Jun 28, 2017 | 15:13 pm

    Miami New TimesZika Stifled Wynwood Economy, FIU Study ShowsMiami New TimesAlmost a year ago, the Florida Department of Health announced Wynwood was ground zero for Zika, the only place in the United States where the virus was being spread by mosquitoes. Soon after, the CDC began telling pregnant women to avoid traveling to ...and more »

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  • India Begins Testing Drugs for Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue - Sputnik International

    Jun 28, 2017 | 14:16 pm

    Sputnik InternationalIndia Begins Testing Drugs for Zika, Chikungunya and DengueSputnik InternationalIndia's Sun Pharma and state-owned National Institute of Virology (NIV) will test drugs for Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya arboviral diseases that have spread across the world in the last 10 years, often leading to large-scale endemic outbreaks in ...and more »

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  • China donates $20M to help fight Zika, other diseases - Stabroek News

    Jun 28, 2017 | 08:05 am

    Stabroek NewsChina donates $20M to help fight Zika, other diseasesStabroek NewsPublic Health Minister Volda Lawrence yesterday accepted some $20M in medical equipment and supplies from the Government of China to help in the fight against Zika and other infectious diseases. A statement from the Ministry of Public Health said that ...

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