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WHO says $122 million needed for global response to Zika virus

LONDON: Almost $122 million is needed to prevent and manage the medical complications of the Zika virus spreading throughout the Americas and causing birth defects in babies, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

Bacteria hampers mosquitoes’ ability to spread Zika: study

MIAMI: A bacterium known as Wolbachia, which is fairly common in insects, can reduce mosquitoes' ability to spread the Zika virus, researchers said Wednesday.

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