How Zika is different to the West African Ebola crisis

Over the past few weeks the media has compared the Zika virus to Ebola, particularly after a World Health Organisation (WHO) committee declared Zika is now a global public health emergency.

The last time the WHO issued a global warning was during the recent Ebola crisis in West Africa, prompting comparisons, but the diseases' symptoms, spread and treatment are very different.

Here is a brief breakdown:

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