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Google is donating $1 million to fight the spread of the Zika virus by assisting engineers and data scientists to determine geographical spread of this devastating disease.

The Zika virus, spread through mosquito bites, has become an epidemic in Latin American and the Caribbean and is potentially linked to birth defects.  Pregnant women exposed to this virus are thought to be at risk of having children with microcephaly (small heads) and other life threatening birth defects.

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