News in Review ​​Zika Virus: A World Health Emergency

News in Review ​​Zika Virus: A World Health Emergency

Spread by warm-climate mosquitos, the Zika virus may cause more than a rash and fever. It may also cause birth defects in the children of infected mothers and could be linked to the mysterious Guillain-Barré disease. The World Health Organisation predicts this is a growing crisis with long-term implications for our health systems.

  • 2016
  • 00:20:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/18/2016
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Edition
April 2016
Subjects
Arboviruses [LCSH] Arbovirus infections [LCSH] Virus diseases [LCSH] Microcephaly [LCSH] Health education [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Medical sciences [LCSH]
Team
Michael Serapio (Host), Nick Purdon (Journalist), Christine Birak (Journalist), Kelly Crowe (Journalist), Vik Adhopia (Journalist), Heather Hiscox (Journalist)
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  • NIR-16-04 - ​​Zika Virus: A World Health Emergency

    NIR-16-04 - ​​Zika Virus: A World Health Emergency

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