Florida Declares Emergency After at Least 9 Reported Cases of Zika Virus

Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said in a conference call Friday morning that he recognized how scary the unfolding crisis has been to pregnant women . The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting... More..

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Zika Virus confirmed in Nebraska
by | Monday, February 15, 2016

Zika Virus confirmed in Nebraska

They advise that men with a pregnant partner who live in or have traveled to an area with Zika virus should consider abstaining from sex during his partner's pregnancy, or "consistently and correctly use co...More..

by | Sunday, February 14, 2016

Victorian pregnant woman diagnosed with Zika virus

The acting chief health officer, Rosco Taylor, said the woman had suffered a fever and other symptoms which prompted her to get a blood test, which led to a diagnosis. "There is a possibility of adverse affects...More..

CDC: Zika virus will continue to spread
by | Saturday, February 13, 2016

CDC: Zika virus will continue to spread

That country has seen a surge in babies with microcephaly , or abnormally small brains, born from mothers infected with zika , although there is no definitive proof zika was the cause. The Zika virus is t...More..

by | Friday, February 12, 2016

Brazil probes 3 deaths with Zika links

The Dallas County Health and Human Services Department reported last week that an unidentified patient had become infected with the Zika virus after having sex with an individual who had returned from Venezuela...More..

by | Thursday, February 11, 2016

USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika

Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health. The Zika virus is transmitted primarily through the bites of Aedes mosquitos. Scientists from thirty research institutions pledge to share all data and fi...More..