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Zika on the Rise

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With the last confirmed death related to Ebola in January 2016, the disease looks tamed. Meanwhile however, the next adversary is emerging: The Zika virus started spreading in Brazil in April 2015 and quickly set out to other parts of Latin America and even as far as Europe. This article will give a quick recap on the virus itself, its latest history, known pattern of spreading and currently employed counter-measurements as well as research projects designed to fight it.

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The 80s Music Guide to Current Conflicts

In Blog by Ben Dagan1 Comment

After surviving the first of April hoaxes, we’ve decided to cheer you up with an 80s music guide to current conflicts and issues in International Relations. It is interesting to see how music can be reused to describe something that wasn’t on the radar at the time and certainly not on the mind of the artists. It is nothing but to enjoy music from a time when the fronts appeared to be clear cut – with 20-20 hindsight we can say that this wasn’t always true. Friends have become foes and some players are even trying to go back in time.