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    a virus spread by mosquitoes that is generally not serious but may sometimes cause birth defects

    Called Zika, public health officials in the US believe it could be an emerging health threat.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 22/01/2016
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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