Tag : Zika Virus

Brazil Continues Battle Against Zika Virus Ahead Of Olympic Games

Health  7 July '16

Zika Virus Attacked Fraternal Twins, Only One has Microcephaly

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.

National Primate Research Centers Study Zika Virus

Medicine  7 July '16

Potential Zika Virus Vaccine: French Pharma Firm & US Army Has Come Up With The Most Advanced In Development To Combat The Virus

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.

One Month Out, Preparations Continue For The Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Health/Nutrition  7 July '16

Zika Virus Latest News & Updates: Zika Not The Culprit For Athletes’ Withdrawal From The 2016 Rio Olympics?

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.

World's Largest Mosquito Factory Aims To Prevent Zika

Body  6 July '16

Mosquito Bites More Common In Pregnant Women, Alcoholics, and Physically Active People

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.

U.S. Athletes

Health/Nutrition  6 July '16

Zika Virus Update: U.S. Olympic Athletes Participating in Brazil Games Part of New Case Study On How The Virus Spreads

Scientists will be using United States Olympic athletes as part of the new case to further understand Zika Virus.

West Nile Virus Mosquitoes Return Early To California

Body  6 July '16

West Nile Virus From Mosquito Bite Had Arizona Man Paralyzed, ‘Excruciating Pain,’ Experienced by Patient

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.

Californians Enjoy Warm Weather In December

Health  6 July '16

Zika-Safe Spots To Babymoon

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.

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

Body  4 July '16

Zika Virus Update: 10 New Cases Recorded in Florida, 1,000 Recorded Cases Linked to the Disease in the U.S.

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.

Brazil Continues Battle Against Zika Virus Ahead Of Olympic Games

Health  1 July '16

Zika Viirus News: More Infection Threats As Virus Infiltrates Fetus Causes Brain Abnormalities Despite Absence Of Microcephaly

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.

Abortion Pill

Health/Nutrition  1 July '16

Zika Virus Update: Abortion in Zika-Affected Countries Increase; Government Issues Health Alerts to Pregnant Women

The option for abortion has been in demand in countries where Zika has been declared as an outbreak.

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

Health  30 June '16

Zika Outbreak News:First Baby With Zika-Related Defect Born In Florida

A baby born with Zika-related microcephaly has been born in Florida, the first for the state.

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

Body  30 June '16

Brain Defects Related To Zika Virus Found In Babies Without Microcephaly

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.

Brazil Continues Battle Against Zika Virus Ahead Of Olympic Games

Health  28 June '16

Zika Virus Scare: Illegal Abortions Spike in Areas Affected by Zika

The number of illegal abortion surges as the Zika virus epidemic continually increase.

Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  28 June '16

4 Cities in Texas Included in Hot Spots for Zika Virus, State Says They are Ready but Funding Would Help

Four Texas cities have been recorded to be the hotspot for Zika virus and the state said they are ready but funding would help.

Rio 2016 International Media Briefing: Zika

Body  27 June '16

Zika Virus Latest News & Updates: New Colombian Study Reveals No Connection Between Zika Infection And Microcephaly

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

First Zika Virus Case Confirmed in Chester County, Woman Recently Traveled to Dominican Republic

The first Zika virus case has been confirmed in Chester County.

Florida Officials Increase Mosquito Prevention Spraying To Curb Spread Of Zika Virus

Travel  21 June '16

Zika In Florida: Cases Rise To 199; What To Do For A Safe Summer Getaway

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.

Couple kissing

Health/Nutrition  21 June '16

Could Kissing Actually Transfer the Zika Virus? Here's What Experts Say

Zika virus is being monitored by health officials and new reports have surfaced saying that the disease could be transferred via kissing.

Brazil Continues Battle Against Zika Virus Ahead Of Olympic Games

Medicine  21 June '16

Zika Virus Vaccine Gets FDA Approval For First Human Testing In The US

Humans could be one step closer to eradicating the epidemic that has plagued the world in recent months.

Unusually Warm Weather Hits Bay Area

Travel  20 June '16

Possible Zika Virus Outbreak In The US Looms Over Summer Camps; Parents Fear Children’s Safety

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.

Zika Virus Outbreak

Health  19 June '16

Zika OutBreak: Zika Virus Update, 122 Million Dollars Needed For Global Response to Zika Virus According To World Health Organization

Brazilian authorities have already confirmed over 1,400 cases of microcephaly in babies whose mothers were exposed to Zika during pregnancy.

Brazil Continues Battle Against Zika Virus Ahead Of Olympic Games

Health  17 June '16

Zika Virus Doesn’t Give Microcephaly To Babies In The Third Trimester Of Pregnancy

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.

Rio Olympics 2016 will still be heald on the same date - WHO rejected to move Olympics date amid Zika outbreak

Pregnancy  16 June '16

Zika Virus News: WHO Adamant In Keeping The Olympics In Rio, Experts Say Risks Of Spreading Zika Virus Relatively Low

WHO rejects demands to move Rio Olympics amid the Zika virus concerns and declares 'very low risk' for the worldwide spread

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