Body 29 September '16
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.
Medicine 10 September '16
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.
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.
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 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.
Health 25 April '16
Here's an innovative way to kill more mosquitoes and prevent Zika spread.
Health/Nutrition 29 December '15
A new disease, the Zika virus, has spread in Brazil and has affected a large number of newborns causing microcephaly among other conditions.