Ottawa is pledging $5 million towards the global fight against the Zika virus.
The money will go towards research into the mosquito borne virus and to financially helping countries hardest hit by the Zika Virus.
Zika has been shown to cause brain defects in newborns called mircrocephaly.
The virus has become an issue to countries in South and Central America.
So far 68 Canadians have tested positive for the virus.