Officials in India are concerned because the Zika and dengue fever-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito thrives in the country’s high-density cities. Photo: AFP
Officials in India are concerned because the Zika and dengue fever-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito thrives in the country’s high-density cities. Photo: AFP
Zika virus

Asian health authorities on guard against Zika but crowded cities and tropical climates present dangerous combination

WHO expert Anthony Costello has stressed there is no reason to believe the crisis would remain limited to Latin America, where 25 countries so far have reported Zika cases.

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Officials in India are concerned because the Zika and dengue fever-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito thrives in the country’s high-density cities. Photo: AFP
Officials in India are concerned because the Zika and dengue fever-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito thrives in the country’s high-density cities. Photo: AFP
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