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World WHO declares global emergency over Zika

The World Health Organization officials say it could be six to nine months before medical science proves - or disproves - any connection between Zika and rise in birth defects in Brazil.

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared an international emergency on Monday in response to the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which may be linked to birth defects in the Americas, saying it is an "extraordinary event."

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