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Wed, 10th Feb 2016

Zika declared public health emergency

Anopheles albimanus mosquito (c) James Gathany

Last week, the outbreak of Zika virus in Brazil prompted the World Health Organisation to declare a global health emergency. The virus is spreading fast and has been linked to microcephaly, in which children are born with underdeveloped brains. Consultant virologist Tim Wreghitt spoke to Chris Smith about the situation...

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