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Quarantine officials check the body temperature of incoming passengers via heat detectors at checkpoints in Incheon International Airport on Wednesday in an effort to preempt the emergence of the Zika virus in Korea. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a state of emergency in regard to the spread of Zika virus, which has been linked to an epidemic of microcephaly in newborns in Latin America.[NEWSIS]

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