The WHO said the Zika virus, carried by mosquitoes, remains a highly significant problem, but it is not any more a public heath emergency of international concern. File photograph: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Friday that the Zika virus and related neurological complications no longer constitute an internationa(...)

A file image of a female Aedes aegypti mosquito takes flight as she leaves her host’s skin surface with newly-obtained red blood visible through her now transparent abdomen.  The WHO said on Wednesday that there was a risk that the Zika virus could spread to Europe.

The Zika virus, an infectious disease linked to severe birth defects in babies, may spread into Europe as the weather gets warmer, although the risk (...)