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  • Eradication of Zika-spreading mosquito in Brazil unlikely story has photos
    Updated: Apr-19-16 12:08 am

    RECIFE, Brazil - In the 1940s and 1950s, Brazilian authorities made such a ferocious assault on Aedes aegypti - the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus - that it was eradicated from Latin America's largest country by 1958.