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Hepatitis A sign
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The number of hepatitis A cases in Florida continues to climb, with 68 new cases reported to state health officials last week. 

The World Health Organization announced Friday that it no longer considers the Zika epidemic a public health emergency of international concern.

But Zika's threat to pregnant women and babies is not going away anytime soon, the agency says. Instead, the virus is now a chronic problem, says the WHO's Dr. Pete Salama.