WHO Panel To Reassess ZIka’s Designation As Global Public Health Emergency

STAT: Is Zika still a public health emergency?
“On Nov. 20, 2015, the World Health Organization warned the spread of Zika virus in Brazil might be responsible for a surge in the birth of babies born with tiny heads and underdeveloped brains. On Friday, almost a year to the day from that first warning, experts who advise the U.N.’s global health agency on Zika will grapple with the question of whether this most unusual of outbreaks still constitutes a crisis…” (Branswell, 11/17).

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