French Caribbean takes measures in face of Zika epidemic

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Paris is sending extra hospital equipment as officials say Martinique and French Guiana have had about 100 confirmed Zika cases.

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Two French regions in the Caribbean face an epidemic of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which was just declared a global public health emergency, and France's government is sending extra hospital equipment and preparing extra medical staff to combat it, the health minister said Wednesday, reports Yahoo! News.