Body 7 September '16
The latest study shows that an infected person's tears might also be a factor in the spread of the Zika virus.
Health/Nutrition 7 September '16
New guidelines have been released by the World Health Organization and this time it is about safe sex. The guidelines aim to prevent the repercussions of infecting sexual partners and babies if pregnancies occur.
Health 7 September '16
Marco Rubio has boldly expressed that he is “strongly pro-life” and that all human life “should be protected by our law, irrespective of the circumstances or condition of that life." As an open criticicism, NARAL Pro-Choice America is paying $175,000 for a TV ad against Rubio's abortion stance.
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.
Body 3 September '16
As the United States awaits the Congress’ approval for President Barack Obama’s Zika response proposal, public health experts are urging the public that West Nile virus is a more potent threat in America than Zika will ever be.
Body 2 September '16
Guillain-Barré Syndrome cases have tremendously increased in many parts of Latin America. Such skyrocketing statistics were linked to the worse spreading of Zika virus.
Health 2 September '16
There is a shortage of neurologists trained to care for babies with Zika-related brain damage, particularly in rural areas. Before the Zika virus outbreak, the United States is already in need of around 11 percent more neurologists than the ones currently operating in the country.
Body 1 September '16
Aedes mosquitoes, the main culprit behind the Zika transmission, thrive in Singapore. The mosquito specimen also spreads dengue virus, which the country also struggled with.
Health/Nutrition 1 September '16
Theranos withdrew their Zika virus blood test submitted for the approval of the Food and Drug Administration.
Health 31 August '16
Aside from microcephaly and hearing loss, babies infected with the Zika virus can also have eye defects and impaired growth. The Zika outbreak has already reached Florida in the United States, and in numerous countries and territories in the Americas.
Body 31 August '16
Despite the announcement of the World Health Organization that Zika virus is already a global public health threat, the U.S. Congress hasn’t still approve President Barack Obama's proposal of $1.9 billion for the Zika virus response.
Medicine 30 August '16
Further studies will still be undertaken to prove that these medications are effective against the Zika virus.
Medicine 29 August '16
Canada has developed a new device touted to help the global fight against Zika virus. The device is capable of drastically destroying mosquito populations in just 21 days.
Body 29 August '16
Although there are still no reports of Zika infection from the theme parks, authorities are taking the necessary precautions.
TV/ Movie 24 August '16
According to reports, Jim Bob and Michelle is celebrating the joy of Jessa's second pregnancy. Meanwhile, Jill is reportedly jealous of the baby announcement.
Body 22 August '16
Summer is usually a time for relaxation and out-of-town trips. However, it is also a time for mosquitoes to thrive as the hot summer months are also known to be the mosquito season.
Body 18 August '16
The city already has 49 confirmed cases of pregnant women infected with the virus.
Body 18 August '16
Despite the increasing cases of Zika virus infections in the United States, the Congress has remained firm on their decision not to allocate any funding for Zika virus response.
Body 15 August '16
A talk was recently held in New York regarding the dangers of sexually transmitted Zika.
Body 11 August '16
A pregnant sufferer of Zika has reported authorities regarding its presence in Florida.
Health 9 August '16
Sen. Marco Rubio does not want abortions to be allowed for pregnant women infected by the Zika virus.
Body 9 August '16
The United States has a public health emergency fund for health threats like the Ebola and the global health threat, Zika virus. Sadly, the said fund is only limited for disastrous responses and has been empty after the politicians rejected the funding request for Zika virus response.
Health/Nutrition 6 August '16
After the clinical test done with monkeys, the vaccination is now being tested on humans.