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Zika virus is a global public health emergency, declares WHO

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i657 (Published 02 February 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i657

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Re: Zika virus is a global public health emergency, declares WHO: and lab manufactured Aedes

Dr Kweifio-Okai (9 Feb) gives detailed arguments about why we should be cautious. It may be, commercially speaking, a little awkward for the British inventors. But, surely we should hear detailed refutation from:

The WHO
The manufacturers
The experts at the London School of Hygiene

Thank you

Competing interests: No competing interests

09 February 2016
JK Anand
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