Zika's 'explosive pandemic potential': This week in development news

    A global pandemic threatens the 2016 summer olympics, Haiti indefinitely suspends elections, world leaders revisit the definition of “development assistance.” These headlines and more in your weekly development briefing.

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    • Michael Igoe

      Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.