U.N. health chief: Zika virus is "spreading explosively"

January 29, 2016 7:01 AM

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WHO issues warning, calls meeting on Monday

GENEVA — The Zika virus is "spreading explosively" in the Americas, which could see up to 4 million cases over the next year, international health officials said Thursday, announcing a special meeting next week to decide whether they should declare an international health emergency.

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