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U.S. Senate approves $1.1 billion to fight Zika virus

2 years, 4 months ago
WASHINGTON: An election-year fight over addressing the spreading Zika virus intensified in the U.S. Congress as the Senate on Thursday approved $1.1 billion in emergency money one day after the House of Representatives voted $622.1 million…

Indebted Puerto Rico has no money to fight Zika

2 years, 5 months ago
WASHINGTON: US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Monday that Puerto Rico, its economy being crushed by excessive debt, lacks the funds to fight its outbreak of the deadly Zika virus.