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Fearing global spread WHO creates Zika response unit

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RESPONSE TO ZIKA. Public health workers participate in a day of fumigation to stop spread of the ‘Aedes aegypti’ in Caracas, Venezuela, January 28, 2016. Photo by Miguel Gutierrez/EPA
An expert says the WHO’s new response unit would aim to use ‘all the lessons we’ve learned from the Ebola crisis’ to help quickly address Zika

GENEVA, Switzerland (Feb. 2, 2016) — The World Health Organization said Tuesday, February 2, it had created a global unit to respond to the Zika virus, voicing fears the disease blamed for a surge in birth defects in South America could spread across Africa and Asia.

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