Zika cases expected to soar in Asia-Pacific, says World Health Org

A Bangkok worker fogging a home for mosquitos.   We’re not out of the woods yet. Authorities have warned that Zika infections are expected to continue rising in the Asia-Pacific region.Speaking on Monday in Manila, World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Margaret Chan said there hasn’t been a “foolproof” approach to controlling the mosquito population, as shown by the decade-long struggle to contain the dengue virus. The WHO is recommending governments in the region to step up efforts to monitor and report cases of Zika infections. While no deaths have yet been reported globally, complications for infected patients include microcephaly and…
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