WHO to consider declaring international emergency over Zika virus

PBS NewsHour

Published on Jan 28, 2016

The World Health Organization offered a powerful new warning about the rapid spread of the Zika virus, which apparently causes birth defects such as microcephaly and neurological problems. Officials estimate that there could be 3 to 4 million cases in the Americas over the next year alone. In some countries, officials have urged women to avoid getting pregnant. Judy Woodruff reports.

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