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The mosquito Aedes aegypti is a spreader of Zika virus. Jeffrey Arguedas/EPA hide caption

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New Study Makes The Case For A Zika Virus Link To Guillain-Barre

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'Wilhemina's War' Explores Barriers To AIDS Treatment In U.S. South

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Lindomar Pena, a virologist at a lab in Recife, Brazil, holds a box of vials used to store samples of the Zika virus in huge freezers. Catherine Osborn/For NPR hide caption

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Reporting On The Zika Virus Means Getting Up Close And Personal

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In Texas, Uneven Expansion Of Obamacare Sows Frustration

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Many Dislike Health Care System But Are Pleased With Their Own Care

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Mosquito larvae fill the cup of stale water that entomologist Luis Hernandez dips from a stack of old tires in a suburb of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico Races To Stop Zika's Mosquitoes Before Rains Begin

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Healthcare.gov Marketplace Looks To More Selective California Model

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Researcher Beatriz Parra Patino (right) prepares to test the blood and urine of patients with Guillain-Barre syndrome to see if they had Zika virus as well. She's been working seven days a week, up to 14 hours a day, to test samples as quickly as possible. Becky Sullivan/NPR hide caption

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The Answer To A Zika Mystery Could Lie In Test Tubes In Colombia

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Garmai Sumo is a nurse featured in the documentary, Body Team 12. In one scene, she shares her religious views: "When they die, the righteous will resurrect on the day of the trumpet. But everyone remain in their grave for now." Body Team 12 hide caption

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John Castello decided to stop playing football when he learned about the risks of brain injury. Dave Marmarelli/DGM Photography hide caption

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The Impact Of 'Concussion': High School Football Player Changes Course

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In Animated, Oscar-Nominated Doc, A Man Turns His Brother In For Murder

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Previous experience with dengue outbreaks in Puerto Rico has shown that even small amounts of standing water — as in the vases of cemeteries — can serve as breeding areas for the mosquitoes that carry dengue and Zika. Pan American Health Organization/Flickr hide caption

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With CDC Help, Puerto Rico Aims To Get Ahead Of Zika

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