Facebook Launches Initiative to Help Combat Spread of Zika Virus

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Facebook Launches Initiative to Help Combat Spread of Zika Virus

During an era when the world is preparing itself against the developing Zika scourge, interpersonal interaction goliath Facebook has cooperated with Brazil’s non-benefit Abrasco Divulga to battle the ailment that has spread to more than 20 nations.
In a Facebook post, its author and CEO Mark Zuckerberg declared that as a group, “we can battle the Zika infection by bringing issues to light”.
“The Zika infection is one of the greatest general wellbeing challenges at this moment. For pregnant ladies who get the infection, it has been connected to cerebrum harm for their children,” the 31-year-old extremely rich person posted.
“The infection is conveyed by mosquitoes. There are no meds to treat or keep the infection yet, so at this moment the most essential thing is to attempt to evade mosquito nibbles,” he included.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has proclaimed a universal crisis over the Zika infection.
Zuckerberg likewise posted a video join from the WHO crusade that, he trusts, will give significant data to hopeful moms.
The mosquito-transmitted Zika infection flare-up in a few nations of the Americas, remarkably Brazil, has been connected to instances of microcephaly, which causes immature brains in infants.
The easygoing connection between the Zika contamination amid pregnancy and microcephaly is emphatically suspected.

More than 1.5 million Brazilians are evaluated to have been tainted by the infection in the course of recent months.

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