Tag : Zika Virus

Brazil Continues Battle Against Zika Virus Ahead Of Olympic Games

Body  7 September '16

Zika Virus Latest News: Infection Might Spread In Tears As Experts Discover Virus Lasts Longer In The Eyes

The latest study shows that an infected person's tears might also be a factor in the spread of the Zika virus.

Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  7 September '16

Zika Virus News And Updates: World Health Organization Issues Safe Sex Guidelines For Travelers

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.

Marco Rubio Attends Final Campaign Push Ahead Of Florida Senate Primary

Health  7 September '16

New TV Ad Attacks Marco Rubio’s Anti-Abortion Stance For Zika-Infected Women

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.

Zika Virus Spreads In Singapore And Neighbouring Countries

Body  6 September '16

Zika Virus In Singapore: More Than 250 Confirmed Cases; Virus Is ‘No Longer Contained’ In Cluster Areas

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 Officials Expect Active West Nile Season

Body  3 September '16

West Nile Vs. Zika Virus [UPDATES]: West Nile Virus Deadlier Than Zika Virus? Public Health Officials Warn Public Over West Nile Threats

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.

Stripe on stripe

Body  2 September '16

Zika Virus Linked To The Amplified Rate Of Guillain-Barré Syndrome Cases In Latin America

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.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Health  2 September '16

Zika Virus News: Worldwide Shortage Of Doctors Trained To Treat Babies With Zika-Related Defects Now A Pandemic Crisis:

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.

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

Body  1 September '16

Zika Virus Outbreak Reaches Asia: Singapore Will Provide Free Testing For Women With High Zika Risk

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.

Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  1 September '16

Zika Virus News: Theranos Withdraws Zika Virus Blood Test Submitted For FDA Approval After Federal Inspectors Found Some Collections Were Not Safeguard

Theranos withdrew their Zika virus blood test submitted for the approval of the Food and Drug Administration.

Brazil Continues Battle Against Zika Virus Ahead Of Olympic Games

Health  31 August '16

Zika Virus Infection Can Also Cause Hearing Loss In Babies Aside From Microcephaly & Eye Problems

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.

Miami Beach Sprays To Combat Zika Virus Carrying Mosquitoes

Body  31 August '16

Zika Virus Latest News & Updates: US President Barack Obama Disappointed Over Zika Funding Delay, Urges Congress To Do Their Job

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.

Brazil Continues Battle Against Zika Virus Ahead Of Olympic Games

Medicine  30 August '16

Zika Treatment: Experts Make Zika Drug Breakthrough With Tapeworm, Hepatitis Meds; Is This The Zika Cure We've Been Waiting For?

Further studies will still be undertaken to prove that these medications are effective against the Zika virus.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Medicine  29 August '16

Canada’s New Device Against Zika Virus Is Capable Of Killing Huge Mosquito Populations In 21 Days

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.

Miami Beach Sprays To Combat Zika Virus Carrying Mosquitoes

Body  29 August '16

Zika Virus Spread In Florida: How Theme Parks In The Sunshine State Are Ensuring Families Are Safe

Although there are still no reports of Zika infection from the theme parks, authorities are taking the necessary precautions.

Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar Of TLC's '19 Kids and Counting' Book Signing

TV/ Movie  24 August '16

The Duggar News: Jessa Expecting Twins?; Jim Bob & Michelle Celebrate Daughter's Second Pregnancy; Jill Jealous Over Baby Announcement?

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.

World's Largest Mosquito Factory Aims To Prevent Zika

Body  22 August '16

West Nile Virus Vs. Zika Virus [FACTS & SYMPTOMS]: What You Need To Know About These mosquito-Borne Diseases

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.

Here's how you can effectively avoid getting Zika

Body  18 August '16

Zika Virus News And Updates: New York Mayor Calls On Congress To Provide Federal Funding To Combat Disease

The city already has 49 confirmed cases of pregnant women infected with the virus.

Hillary Clinton Campaigns Across Florida

Body  18 August '16

Zika Virus Outbreak In America: Why US Congress Continues To Stall On Zika Funding

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.

Miami Neighborhood Battles Outbreak Of Zika Virus

Body  15 August '16

Zika Update: Experts Now Focusing on Its Sexual Transmission

A talk was recently held in New York regarding the dangers of sexually transmitted Zika.

Hillary Clinton Campaigns Across Florida

Body  11 August '16

Zika Outbreak Reported in Florida: How Did it Get There in the First Place?

A pregnant sufferer of Zika has reported authorities regarding its presence in Florida.

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) Holds News Conference To Urge Congress To Pass Zika Virus Funding

Health  9 August '16

Zika And Pregnancy: Marco Rubio Says Pregnant Women With Zika Should Not Be Allowed Abortion

Sen. Marco Rubio does not want abortions to be allowed for pregnant women infected by the Zika virus.

Health Officials Expect Active West Nile Season

Body  9 August '16

Zika Virus Latest News And Updates: US’ Zika Outbreak Due To Partisan Politics? No Zika Response Funding Makes America’s Poor Suffer

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.

Zika Virus Vaccination Being Given Today, How Effective Will It Be?

Health/Nutrition  6 August '16

Zika Virus Vaccination Being Given Today, How Effective Will It Be?

After the clinical test done with monkeys, the vaccination is now being tested on humans.

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