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Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain

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Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), which impacted parts of Asia, North America and Europe in late 2002 and early 2003, has resulted to a contagion effect in Asia, a continent considered to be an electronics hub. African Minerals Limited in Sierra Leone had to stop operating as there is an insufficient number of working capital. Cargo shipments from Ebola-stricken countries going to Brazil had to wait 21 days, which serves as incubation period, before they could dock.