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Zika virus concerns, lack of student interest lead to Nicaragua trip cancellation

Students went on a spring break trip to Nicaragua last year. | Photo courtesy of A spring break student service trip to Nicaragua was canceled due to concerns from students who had signed up regarding the recent Zika virus concerns internationally. On Jan. 27 the first two scientifically confirmed cases of the Zika virus obtained on a local level were reported in Nicaragua according to the World Health Organization. The Center for Disease Control states that Zika virus “is spread to people, primarily through the bite of an infected...