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US Issues Blood-Donating Guidelines To Combat Zika

Zika is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which also spreads dengue fever. Washington:  US health officials on Tuesday issued new guidelines for donating blood aimed at avoiding the contamination of the country’s blood supplies with the Zika virus. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recommended that anyone returning from a region in which the virus is being transmitted or ... Read More »