Zika virus, a virus which is spread by mosquitoes has spread to over 20 countries in the region especially in America. Over 4 million could be infected with this virus WHO predicts. The Director General, Dr Margaret chan of WHO has set up a zika “emergency team” after the explosive spread of the virus and she warned the situation could deteriorate as “this year” El Nino weather patterns are expected to increase mosquito population in many areas.

Meanwhile one case of the infection has been confirmed in the State of Massachusetts, USA and 3 in New York City, also in the United States of America.

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