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Red Cross Launches Emergency Appeal for Zika Virus Response

The Red Cross has put out an emergency appeal for funding to help with the outbreak of the Zika virus, which could infect as many as 4 million people in the Americas this year. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescents Societies launched the appeal Tuesday for $2.3 million to support the regional response to the crisis. The virus is believed to be linked to microcephaly, a neurological disorder in which babies are born with abnormally small heads. On Monday the...

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