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Qatar survey reveals limited knowledge of Zika virus

Qatar survey reveals limited knowledge of Zika virus

The research team of WCM-Q’s Institute for Population Health surveyed 446 people in Qatar from GCC or other Middle Eastern countries and asked a range of questions about Zika.

WHO's Zika panel to meet next week, review Olympics guidance

WHO's Zika panel to meet next week, review Olympics guidance

The World Health Organisation's Emergency Committee on Zika will meet early next week to consider new evidence and review its recommendations, including regarding the Rio Olympics, a WHO spokesman said on Tuesday.

Texas hospitals say they have developed rapid test for Zika

Texas hospitals say they have developed rapid test for Zika

Two major Texas health centres have developed what they are calling the country's first hospital-based, rapid test for the Zika virus that can produce results in a matter of hours.