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Zika Emergency Lifted as World Health Organization Shifts to Long-Term Approach

The World Health Organization declared Friday that it no longer considers Zika and the neurological complications it causes to be a global public-health emergency, saying the crisis had entered a new phase and would require sustained resources.

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