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WHO news on Zika virus This channel provides most recent updates on Zika virus, microcephaly, Guillain–Barré syndrome.

  • Archived Zika virus classification tables
    on 29/06/2017 at 12:43 am

    WHO: Zika virus classification tables

  • Zika virus classification table
    on 13/04/2017 at 11:15 am
  • Zika situation report
    on 10/03/2017 at 11:15 am
  • Zika: Then, now, and tomorrow
    on 09/02/2017 at 11:50 am

    They are tiny animals that live near or inside human dwellings where contact with people is high. Every few days, they lay 100-150 eggs which develop into adults in about a week. They are mosquitoes. The adult females feed on people’s blood, several times during the day.

  • Zika situation report
    on 02/02/2017 at 5:15 pm
  • Zika situation report
    on 20/01/2017 at 5:15 pm
  • Zika situation report
    on 05/01/2017 at 5:15 pm
  • Zika situation report
    on 29/12/2016 at 5:15 pm
  • Zika situation report
    on 23/12/2016 at 5:15 pm
  • Zika situation report
    on 15/12/2016 at 1:15 am

    Zika situation report, 15 December 2016: Zika virus, Microcephaly, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

  • Zika situation report
    on 08/12/2016 at 1:15 am

    Zika situation report, 8 December 2016: Zika virus, Microcephaly, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

  • Zika situation report
    on 01/12/2016 at 1:15 am

    Zika situation report, 1 December 2016: Zika virus, Microcephaly, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

  • Zika situation report
    on 24/11/2016 at 1:15 am

    Zika situation report, 24 November 2016: Zika virus, Microcephaly, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

  • Fifth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) regarding microcephaly, other neurological disorders and Zika virus
    on 18/11/2016 at 7:31 pm

    Fifth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) regarding microcephaly, other neurological disorders and Zika virus

  • Zika virus update
    on 18/11/2016 at 9:17 am

    Fifth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) regarding microcephaly, other neurological disorders and Zika virus. Webcast of the press conference.

  • Zika situation report
    on 17/11/2016 at 1:15 am

    Zika situation report, 17 November 2016: Zika virus, Microcephaly, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

  • Zika situation report
    on 10/11/2016 at 1:15 am

    Zika situation report, 10 November 2016: Zika virus, Microcephaly, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

  • Zika situation report
    on 03/11/2016 at 1:15 am

    Zika situation report, 3 November 2016: Zika virus, Microcephaly, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

  • Zika situation report
    on 27/10/2016 at 1:15 am

    Zika situation report, 27 October 2016: Zika virus, Microcephaly, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

  • Zika situation report
    on 20/10/2016 at 1:15 am

    Zika situation report, 20 October 2016: Zika virus, Microcephaly, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

  • Microcephaly
    on 14/10/2016 at 8:09 am

    Microcephaly is a neonatal malformation defined as a head size much smaller compared with other babies of the same age and sex. If this combines with poor brain growth, babies with microcephaly can develop developmental disabilities. The severity of microcephaly ranges from mild to severe.

  • Zika situation report
    on 13/10/2016 at 1:15 am

    Zika situation report 13 October 2016: Zika virus, Microcephaly, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

  • Guillain–Barré syndrome
    on 10/10/2016 at 9:00 am

    In Guillain-Barré syndrome, the body's immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system. The syndrome can affect the nerves that control muscle movement as well as those that transmit feelings of pain, temperature and touch. This can result in muscle weakness and loss of sensation in the legs and/or arms.

  • Zika situation report
    on 06/10/2016 at 8:15 pm

    Zika situation report 6 October 2016: Zika virus, Microcephaly, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

  • Zika situation report
    on 29/09/2016 at 8:15 pm

    Zika situation report 29 September 2016: Zika virus, Microcephaly, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

  • Zika situation report
    on 22/09/2016 at 8:15 pm

    Zika situation report 22 September 2016: Zika virus, Microcephaly, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

  • Zika situation report
    on 15/09/2016 at 8:15 pm

    Zika situation report 15 September 2016: Zika virus, Microcephaly, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

  • Zika situation report
    on 08/09/2016 at 8:15 pm

    Zika situation report of 8 September 2016 from the World Health Organisation

  • Zika causality statement
    on 07/09/2016 at 4:00 pm

    Zika virus infection: update on the evidence for a causal link to congenital brain abnormalities and Guillain-Barré syndrome

  • Emergency Committee on microcephaly, other neurological disorders and Zika virus
    on 02/09/2016 at 1:47 pm

    The fourth meeting of the Emergency Committee (EC) on Zika and microcephaly convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) regarding microcephaly, other neurological disorders and Zika virus was on 1 September 2016. The Committee agreed that Zika virus infection and its associated congenital and other neurological disorders continues to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).

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