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Study finds Zika virus in fetal brain, a clue in outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — New details about the possible effects of the Zika virus on the fetal brain emerged Wednesday as U.S. health officials say mosquito eradication here and abroad is key to protect pregnant women until they can develop a vaccine.

World health chief says TPP trade deal raises concerns

GENEVA (Reuters) – The Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal negotiated between 12 Pacific rim countries, raises serious concerns about the affordability of healthcare and medicines, World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan said on Thursday. “I’m following the discussion and debate and there are some very serious concerns about the trans-Pacific Partnership, the biggest trade agreement ever,” she told a conference in Geneva. …