onsdag 3. februar 2016

Why Asia should worry about Zika too

It could be the plot of a dystopian thriller: the sudden outbreak of a disease that spreads almost invisibly, for which there is no cure and no vaccination, but which is linked to horrific deformity in babies and may cause some adults' immune defences to attack their own nervous systems. But Zika is no fiction. The spread of the disease across the Americas is being described as an "explosive pandemic" and now Asia is on alert. Read more