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May 17, 2016
NASA Helps Forecast Zika Risk
Huntsville AL (SPX) May 05, 2016
NASA is assisting public health officials, scientists and communities to better understand Zika virus and try to limit the spread of the disease it causes. Scientists at the agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, have partnered with the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, and other institutions to forecast the potential spread of Zika virus in the United States. The research team looked at key factors - including temperature, rainfall and soc ... read more

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