Tag : Zika Virus

Free HIV Screenings In Harlem For World AIDS Day

Health/Nutrition  16 April '16

Sexually Transmitted Diseases: 3 Surprising Infections You Could Get From Sexual Intercourse

Find out which diseases could be transmitted through unprotected sex.

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

Health/Nutrition  16 April '16

Pregnancy & Zika Virus: Officials May Suggest Delay Of Conception In Virus Zones

Opinions among health officials are divided on the issue of women planning pregnancy in areas where Zika virus infection is prevalent.

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

Pregnancy  14 April '16

CDC Finally Makes It Official: Zika Virus Causes Microcephaly

Read on and learn more details about CDC's official confirmation about Zika virus' link to birth defects.

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

International  12 April '16

Zika Virus Update: Disease Linked To More Neurological Conditions

Experts have declared that the Zika virus is causing microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome. Now, some researchers believe that the virus, which is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, also causes other neurological disorders.

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

Health/Nutrition  6 April '16

Pregnancy And Zika Virus Infection: When Is The Mosquito-Borne Virus Fatal?

Risk for pregnant women and their unborn child are increasingly threatened by Zika virus infection. In some cases, infection is fatal.

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

Health/Nutrition  2 April '16

Zika Virus Update: Early Ultrasounds Cannot Detect Microcephaly

A normal ultrasound failed to detect the extent of damage brought by Zika virus on the unborn infant.

HIV Activists Protest Outside Aids Summit At The United Nations

Health/Nutrition  30 March '16

Free Condoms At Airports Seen As Alternative Solution To Stop Zika Spread In The US

U.S. health officials are now open to the idea of giving free condoms at airports to hopefully reduce the spread of the Zika virus in the country.

Center For Disease Control Director Tom Frieden Addresses The Media On Ebola Case In U.S.

Pregnancy  29 March '16

CDC Issued New Recommendations To Prevent Zika Transmission and Pregnancy

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued new recommendations to prevent the transmission of Zika virus and things to consider on planning and during pregnancy.

Activists In Brazil March For Women's Rights On International Women's Day

Pregnancy  28 March '16

ZIka Virus Raises Abortion Debate In Brazil

Brazilians are currently split on whether to legalize abortion or slap steeper penalties on women who terminate their pregnacies due to Zika-related birth defects in babies.

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

Pregnancy  28 March '16

Zika Virus And Microcephaly Prevention: CDC Guidelines For Delaying Pregnancy Due To Zika Exposure

The CDC has issued some guidelines on how to prevent microcephaly due to Zika virus exposure.

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

Pregnancy  26 March '16

3 Things You Need To Know About Zika Virus That You Probably Have Not Heard From The Media; No. 2 Could Make You Relax

Zika virus is scaring a lot of people these days, but it is important that you are aware of what it is first before you scare yourself to death.

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

Pregnancy  25 March '16

Zika Virus Update: New York To Give Out Protection Kits For Pregnant Women To Fight Disease

With the rising victims of Zika virus, New York is now doing some protective measures.

Pregnant woman standing on hill, sea in background

Pregnancy  23 March '16

CDC: Pregnant Women Can Now Travel To High-Altitude Zika Areas

The CDC advises pregnant women who want to travel to Zika areas to go to places above 6,500 ft.

House Committee Holds Hearing On TSA Security Breach

Health/Nutrition  22 March '16

Houston, We Have A Problem: City Braces For Possible Arrival Of The Zika Virus This Summer

Government and health officials in Houston are telling residents to brace themselves as the ZIka virus is expected to hit the city this summer.

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

Health/Nutrition  18 March '16

Zika Virus News and Update: 1 In 100 Women At Risk With Microcephaly

New study reveals that 1 in 100 women infected with Zika are has a high risk of giving birth to babies with microcephaly.

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

Health/Nutrition  18 March '16

Zika Outbreak 2016 News & Update: Dozen U.S. Cities At Risk From Mosquitoes-Borne Virus

Reports suggest that mosquitoes could spread the Zika virus in dozens of cities accross the United States.

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

Health/Nutrition  17 March '16

Cuba Reported its First Domestic Zika Virus Case

Cuba’s status as one of the nations without a domestic record of Zika virus has ended. This is after Cuban officials reported on Tuesday night the first case of the virus transmission in the country.

Zika mosquito under a microscope

Health/Nutrition  17 March '16

Zika Virus Outbreak News: First Case Of Zika Transmitted In Cuba

The first case of the Zika virus transmitted inside the country was reported in Cuba.

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

Health/Nutrition  15 March '16

How Genetically Modified Mosquito is used to Prevent the Spreading of Zika Virus in Florida

A British Biotech issued a proposal to release a genetically modified mosquito or GMO to prevent the spreading of Zika virus. Oxitec releases information that the modified Aedes aegypti mosquito that also transmits dengue can’t produce an offspring.

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

Health/Nutrition  15 March '16

Zika Virus is ‘Under Control’ in Florida Despite Rising Number of Cases

Florida doctors insist that people shouldn't panic about the rising number of Zika cases in the Sunshine State. They said the US is more prepared to combat the virus than countries in South America.

Zika mosquito under a microscope

Pregnancy  7 March '16

Study: Zika Virus Directly Linked to Abnormal Pregnancies and Fetal Death

A new study showed evidence directly linking Zika virus to abnormal pregnancies and fetal deaths.

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

Health/Nutrition  7 March '16

Zika Virus In The Philippines: American Woman Tests Positive For Zika Virus After Visiting The Philippines

Learn more details about the first case of Zika virus in the Philippines since 2012.

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

Health/Nutrition  7 March '16

New Studies Further Support Links Between Zika Virus and Malformations in Newborns

Two new studies have added substance to the notion that the Zika virus can cause malformations in newborns.

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