Health 7 July '16
A fraternal twin from Brazil is suffering from the terror of Zika Virus. They had their individual placentas upon birth and researches note this as the reason why Laura has microcephaly and her borther Lucas has none.
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.
Health/Nutrition 7 July '16
It’s not surprising that several athletes and journalists are wary in participating to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The main reason for this is due to the deadly Zika virus crisis in Latin America.
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/Nutrition 6 July '16
Scientists will be using United States Olympic athletes as part of the new case to further understand Zika Virus.
Body 6 July '16
Phoenix, Arizona's Nicholas Cornelius flu-like symptoms after acquiring West Nile from a mosquito bite. According to Cornelius, he felt the "most excruciating pain" and it's both the physical and mental kind.
Health 6 July '16
How exciting babymooning would be if not because of Zika outbreaks in some favorite vacation destinations. However, there are still great destinations to know to feel safe from Zika virus attacks.
Body 4 July '16
10 new cases of Zika virus has been confirmed in Florida as the total number of Zika-linked cases all over the United States climb to 1,000.
Health 1 July '16
Zika virus is really not what you think it is. The reason? A new study recently showed that the notorious mosquito-borne virus could still affect babies who were not born with microcephaly or any birth defect associated with the virus.
Health/Nutrition 1 July '16
The option for abortion has been in demand in countries where Zika has been declared as an outbreak.
Health 30 June '16
A baby born with Zika-related microcephaly has been born in Florida, the first for the state.
Body 30 June '16
Microcephaly is a common indicator of Zika damage in babies. However, experts recently found that brain defects, as well as vision and hearing problems, can be found in infants even though they have normal-sized heads.
Health 28 June '16
The number of illegal abortion surges as the Zika virus epidemic continually increase.
Health/Nutrition 28 June '16
Four Texas cities have been recorded to be the hotspot for Zika virus and the state said they are ready but funding would help.
Body 27 June '16
A team of researchers in Colombia has recently found that the assumed link between Zika virus infection and microcephaly in actually nonexistent.
Health/Nutrition 22 June '16
The first Zika virus case has been confirmed in Chester County.
Travel 21 June '16
It has been projected that the virus would increase its spread because of the season's warm weather, but officials of the state are actively taking measures.
Health/Nutrition 21 June '16
Zika virus is being monitored by health officials and new reports have surfaced saying that the disease could be transferred via kissing.
Medicine 21 June '16
Humans could be one step closer to eradicating the epidemic that has plagued the world in recent months.
Travel 20 June '16
Though there's no local transmission of the virus in the U.S. yet, parents fear that their kids going to summer camps will be vulnerable against Zika-carrying mosquitoes. Camp administrators, however, claim that they will fight mosquito populations this summer.
Health 19 June '16
Brazilian authorities have already confirmed over 1,400 cases of microcephaly in babies whose mothers were exposed to Zika during pregnancy.
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.
Pregnancy 16 June '16
WHO rejects demands to move Rio Olympics amid the Zika virus concerns and declares 'very low risk' for the worldwide spread