People & Culture

Zeroing in on Zika

Latin America and Canadian scientists are working on a portable diagnostic technology that could be a game-changer in the battle against diseases such as Zika
  • Jul 27, 2018
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How a portable diagnostic technology could help contain outbreaks of diseases such as Zika in Latin America. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

Visit the Charting Change website to read “Zeroing in on Zika.”

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