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Zika virus may spread to Europe, WHO warns

Zika virus may spread to Europe, WHO warns

The Zika virus, an infectious disease linked to severe birth defects in babies, may spread into Europe as the weather gets warmer, although the risk is low, health officials said on Wednesday.

Women infected with Zika should continue to breastfeed: WHO

Women infected with Zika should continue to breastfeed: WHO

Women infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus should continue to breastfeed their babies as there is currently no proof of a risk of transmission, the World Health Organization said.

World health officials mobilise on Zika threat

World health officials mobilise on Zika threat

World health officials mobilised with emergency response plans and funding pleas as fears grow that the Zika virus could spread globally and threaten the Olympics.