Zika Virus 2 U.S military officers diagnosed with disease

Admiral Kurt Tidd, commander of the U.S Southern Command on Thursday, March 10, 2016 confirmed that two male military officers were diagnosed with Zika virus.

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Admiral Kurt Tidd, commander of the U.S Southern Command on Thursday, March 10, 2016 confirmed that two male military officers were diagnosed with Zika virus.

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Tidd added that both men who tested positive to Zika were stationed at Brazil and Colombia. He further noted that both men have since recovered from the virus.

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Following the declaration by the World Health Organisation WHO that Zika virus is a global emergency, Google.org announced on March 3, 2016 that it would be donating a $1 million to fight Zika virus.

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