Zika link to microcephaly may be weeks away, says WHO

February 12, 2016 11:31 AM

20 0

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.

Also read: E-cigarettes are a 'major public health concern,' especially for young people, surgeon general says

Read more

To category page

Loading...