Zika link to microcephaly may be weeks away, says WHO

February 12, 2016 11:31 AM

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Zika link to microcephaly may be weeks away, says WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) says a suspected link between the mosquito-borne Zika virus and microcephaly in newborn babies should be established within weeks.

Dr. Marie-Paule Kieny, a senior official from the organisation, told reporters on Friday (February 12)that a link between Zika and the neurological disorder Guillain-Bare in adults was highly probable.

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