Source: Standard Digital
Sunday, January 31st 2016
It has no vaccine and no cure. And with three to four million persons at risk of contracting the virulent Zika virus, global health experts hold an emergency meeting tomorrow, after reports suggest it could spread ‘explosively’.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) director general Margaret Chan will meet the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Zika virus to discuss the potential connection of the virus and the observed rise in nerve disorders and defects among newborns.