Tag : Zika Virus

Families Face Challenges To Provide Care For Brazil's Zika Babies

Moms  6 April '17

Zika Virus Related Birth Complications Are Still On The Rise

Zika virus cases continually increase despite the end of the outbreak.

Microcephaly

Infant  29 March '17

San Diego County Health Officials Confirm Baby Born To Mother Infected With Zika Has Microcephaly

San Diego County health officials confirmed that a baby was born with microcephaly in the area.

Aedes Mosquito

Health/Nutrition  28 March '17

South Florida To Boost Zika Battle Plan For Rainy Season

Florida health officials proposed new plans in an attempt to prevent the spread of Zika-carrying mosquitoes during the rainy season.

Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  15 March '17

Did Zika Virus Outbreak In Florida Infect Sperm Donations? Scientists Release Announcement

Florida was one of the hotbeds of Zika virus last year and now scientists claim it is possible the sperm donations in the state are infected.

Sao Paulo Lab Produces Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes To Combat Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  8 February '17

Zika Cases In Florida To Increase In Warm Winter; Mississippi Health Department Confirms New Patients Acquire Virus This Year

Zika virus remains to be a threat in the United States.

Zika Virus has long term consequences for the US

Pregnancy  18 December '16

Study Bares Zika Birth Defects

The Zika virus can pose danger to the United States as its reproductive process does not stop at birth but continues even after that and can lead to brain damage.

Brazil Continues Battle Against Zika Virus Ahead Of Olympic Games

Health/Nutrition  9 December '16

Zika Virus Update: 5 New York Babies Born With Microcephaly And Other Brain Abnormalities, Moms Have Tested Positive Of Zika Virus

Zika virus continues to affect many innocent lives of babies in New Your City with latest victim of five newborns, according to health officials. The babies were seen with symptoms related to the virus such as microcephaly and some other brain abnormalities.

Puerto Rico Battles Zika Virus

Body  6 December '16

Be Aware of Zika's Symptoms

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found some of the babies didn't show symptoms of microcephaly for months.

Miami Beach Offers Free Zika Testing

News  6 December '16

A New Sexually Transmitted Virus Found in America

CNN Edition has featured the alarming scare of Zika Virus for the past few weeks.The United States has already addressed this outbreak.

Brazil Continues Battle Against Zika Virus Ahead Of Olympic Games

Health  13 October '16

Zika Babies Turning 1 Require Feeding Tubes Due To Swallowing Difficulties; Arm & Leg Deformities Seen, Too

Zika babies have epileptic seizures, vision and hearing problems, and swallowing difficulties that require them to use feeding tubes. Some infants also have arm and leg deformities.

Brazil Continues Battle Against Zika Virus Ahead Of Olympic Games

Health  4 October '16

Zika Virus Damage To Babies Go Beyond Microcephaly: Seizure-Like Activity, Painful Reflux, More Neurological Impairments Detected

Microcephaly is the most obvious indicator of Zika damage. The impairments, however, also include seizure-like activity, painful reflux and neurological impairments in a baby's motor skills, memory, language and social skills, among others.

asian tiger mosquito in action

Health/Nutrition  4 October '16

Badly Needed: Thorough Monitoring as Threat of Zika Virus Stays Beyond Birth, Brazilian Scientists Say

Signals of Zika virus can also be detected beyond the birth of a Zika-exposed baby, according to Brazilian scientists. With this concern, they have concluded that a comprehensive checking and monitoring should be administered to babies exposed to the devastating virus while in the womb.

World's Largest Mosquito Factory Aims To Prevent Zika

Mind  29 September '16

Mental Health Facts: Know How 'Mr. Robot' Managed To Narrate Social Anxiety Through Framing

The New England Journal of Medicine already confirmed the first Zika virus related death in the United States.

Health Workers Test And Spray For Mosquitos As Texas Prepares For Zika Virus

Body  29 September '16

Tracking & Detection Of Zika Virus Outbreaks & Symptoms Made Easy By Smartphone App Kidenga

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.

Miami Beach Mosquitoes Test Positive For Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  27 September '16

Terror Of Zika And Flakka In Florida: 105 Cases Of Zika All In All

While Flakka incidents are still being solved, here is Zika virus' trying to rise up and devastate lives again and again. What does the government have to say about this trying time?

Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  20 September '16

Zika Virus Update: Asking To Be Tested For Disease Remains Difficult, Strict Guidelines Still Being Followed

If one wants to get tested for Zika virus, there will be requirements and guidelines one must adhere to.

Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  19 September '16

Zika In The United States Update: Florida Governor To Visit Wynwood, Expected To Declare Area Virus-Free

Florida Governor Rick Scott will be visiting Wynwood and is expected to declare that the area is no longer affected with the virus.

Miami Neighborhood Battles Outbreak Of Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  17 September '16

3 Tested And Proven Effective Mosquito Repellents Against Zika Virus

In response to the increasing threat of Zika virus in America, Consumer Reports released the results of its exclusive tests on mosquito repellents, including those that can best protect Americans against Zika virus carrier mosquitoes. They found out three very effective ingredients to combat Zika virus – Picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus and Deet.

zika virus infected babies child

Health/Nutrition  13 September '16

Study On Zika Virus’ Effect On the Brain: New Hope To Destroy The Deadly Virus

Zika virus attacks the brain and disrupts the process of its early development, that is why the head of a child shrinks and everything about the kid will not progress. It is a sad reality that many scientists are still striving to get the perfect solution.

Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  12 September '16

Zika Virus Update: Singapore Confirms Eight Pregnant Women Are Infected; WHO Concerned About Spread Of Disease In Southeast Asia

Zika Virus has now spread to Southeast Asia and eight pregnant women reportedly contracted the disease.

asian tiger mosquito in action

Health/Nutrition  11 September '16

Zika Virus Update: Future of Babies Uncertain Because of Microcephaly, Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Other Zika Symptoms

Babies infected by Zika virus have uncertain future because of the abnormalities happening and worsening as they will grow up. Some parents are even losing hope for a long life for their babies.

Here's how you can effectively avoid getting Zika

Health  10 September '16

Effectively Avoid Zika Virus By Doing These Simple Preventive Measures

Prevent Zika virus now by doing these simple steps.

Protesters Demonstrate During The Republican National Convention

Medicine  10 September '16

Zika Virus In Florida: Miami Beach Completes Insecticide Spraying Against Mosquitoes After Public Protests

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.

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