WHO lifts Zika emergency, but prepares for a long-term fight

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 15:01 in Health & Medicine

Acknowledging that Zika is here to stay, the United Nations health agency is lifting a 9-month-old emergency declaration against the mosquito-borne virus that can result in severe birth defects when pregnant women are infected. The World Health Organization is instead shifting to a long-term approach...

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