Health/Nutrition 23 February '17
Experts at the National Institutes of Health are testing the vaccine that will hopefully curb diseases from mosquito bites.
Body 29 September '16
A new smartphone app that helps track and detect Zika virus outbreaks and symptoms has been developed in the University of Arizona. The app is "a community-based disease detection system" that is available for free on iOS and Android devices.
Medicine 10 September '16
The predawn spraying of the insecticide naled against Zika-carrying Aedes mosquitoes was carried out on Friday morning by small planes. Officials are also spraying pesticide and larvicide on the ground in areas where mosquito populations flock.
Body 6 September '16
Singapore currently has 258 confirmed Zika cases. The majority of those infected in the city-state are living around the adjacent suburbs of Aljunied and Paya Lebar.
Health/Nutrition 19 July '16
There are other world problems such as sex, HIV, poverty and others. Where is Zika on the list?
Medicine 7 July '16
Sanofi and WRAIR's Zika virus vaccine is considered as one of the most developmentally advanced vaccine of its kind after it produced positive results in mice. Human testing could begin as early as October 2016.
Body 6 July '16
Four types of people are more susceptible to mosquito bites. That includes pregnant women, people with Type O blood, alcoholics and individuals who are physically active.
Health 17 June '16
If you got infected with the Zika virus during the third trimester of your pregnancy, chances are you wouldn't have a baby with microcephaly. Other birth defects associated with Zika, however, are still possible.
Medicine 16 May '16
A single molecule treatment is being developed by researchers. The treatment can potentially be better than vaccines when it comes to protecting people from contagious diseases.
Health 25 April '16
Here's an innovative way to kill more mosquitoes and prevent Zika spread.
Health/Nutrition 15 March '16
While going on a vacation, individuals should also be aware od the health hazards they can encounter during their travel.
Health/Nutrition 29 December '15
A new disease, the Zika virus, has spread in Brazil and has affected a large number of newborns causing microcephaly among other conditions.
Health/Nutrition 28 December '15
A new vaccine is developed by Sanofi Pasteur for the prevention of the fastest growing mosquito-borne disease all over the world.
Health/Nutrition 11 December '15
The first vaccine for dengue has been approved in Mexico. The vaccine, called Dengvaxia, is produced by global healthcare leader Sanofi and has been tested on 29,000 patients all over the world, Al Jazeera reports.