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WHO Bans Blood Donations from Zika-Infected Area Visitors

The World Health Organization is advising officials not to accept blood donations from people who recently returned from countries affected by the Zika virus. The mosquito-borne virus is most prevalent in Latin America, particularly Brazil, and poses its greatest danger to pregnant women. "With the risk of incidence of new infections of Zika virus in many is estimated as an appropriate precautionary measure to defer donors who return from areas with Zika virus...

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