The Zika Virus Is Spreading And Has 'Pandemic Potential'
The World Health Organization is highly concerned about the Zika virus spreading as more cases are reported.By Melissa Prax | January 28, 2016
As the Zika virus continues to spread, the World Health Organization says it's "spreading explosively" in the Americas.
WHO director general Dr. Margaret Chan said during a speech in Geneva, "The level of concern is high, as is the level of uncertainity."
Currently, there's no cure or vaccine for the mosquito-borne disease that's believed to have caused birth defects and killed newborns, prompting countries to urge women not to get pregnant.