An Aedes aegypti mosquito is seen on human hand in a laboratory in Colombia. The WHO called the special session in part to convey its concern about an illness that has sown fear among many would-be mothers, after mounting evidence from Brazil suggesting infection in pregnant women is linked to abnormally small heads in their babies. Photo: Reuters / AP

Hong Kong’s health authority braces for arrival of Zika virus; warn of mosquitoes spreading the disease

Authorities are taking pre-emptive action against disease that has spread through South America, expect to see ‘infection cases imported’

Topic |   Zika virus
An Aedes aegypti mosquito is seen on human hand in a laboratory in Colombia. The WHO called the special session in part to convey its concern about an illness that has sown fear among many would-be mothers, after mounting evidence from Brazil suggesting infection in pregnant women is linked to abnormally small heads in their babies. Photo: Reuters / AP
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