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The risk of the zika virus means female athletes travelling to the Olympics will have to decide whether they are willing to delay getting pregnant, a former Olympian says. Video
The zika virus which is linked to severe birth defects in thousands of babies in Brazil is spreading "explosively" the World Health Organization says. Audio
WHO director general, Margaret Chan, says the spread of the mosquito-borne disease has gone from a mild threat to one of alarming proportions. Audio
The World Health Organization is coming under increasing pressure for quick action against the Zika outbreak, which has been linked to thousands of birth defects.
As the World Health Organisation warns that the zika virus is rapidly spreading across the Americas there are growing concerns about the potential for a larger outbreak in the Pacific. Pregnant women… Audio
The Ministry of Health and health professionals are advising pregnant women to avoid travelling to areas with the mosquito-borne zika disease.
The mosquito-borne virus has now been identified in twenty countries, starting in Mexico and heading south through parts of Central America, Venezuela, and as far south as Paraguay and Brazil. Audio