Zika no longer a world public health emergency: WHO

Saturday, Nov 19, 2016,10:49 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Geneva | The World Health Organisation today announced in an online press conference that the Zika virus outbreak no longer poses a world public health emergency.

“The Zika virus remains a highly significant and long term problem, but it is not any more a public heath emergency of international concern,” the world health body’s emergency committee chair Dr David Heymann said.