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WHO ends designation of Zika as an International Emergency

11/19/16 By
Merck Veterinary Manual

The World Health Organization has removed the emergency designation for the current Zika virus outbreak. However, officials stressed that the virus remains a high risk for causing birth defects among pregnant women and will need to be combatted for a long time.

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