Tag : Zika

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.

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.

Launch of Medals and Victory Ceremonies for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Travel  15 June '16

Zika Virus Outbreak in Brazil Will not Affect Upcoming Olympics Says WHO, Risk of Spread Among Attendees Very Low

The World Health Organization said in a statement that the planned Olympics in Brazil should still push through despite Zika outbreak.

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

Health  9 June '16

Zika Virus Update: WHO Urges Women In Affected Regions Should Consider Not Getting Pregnant Any Time Soon

The World Health Organization is asking women who are in Zika-affected regions to consider delaying their pregnancy.

Disneyland Turns 60

Travel  30 May '16

Zika Virus In Disneyland? Expert Warns Parents Of Travel To Florida In The Summer

Mosquitoes increase their number during the summer season and this has an expert concerned that the virus could spread locally in Florida.

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

Pregnancy  28 May '16

Zika Virus in the United States Drastically Increased by 13 Percent

Zika virus in the United States made a drastic increase since the outbreak. Pregnant women should remain vigilant as it can greatly affect the unborn child.

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

Body  26 May '16

Zika Birth Defects Risk Rate Climbs To 13 Percent

As the Zika virus continue to spread in various countries around the world, the birth defect risk among unborn babies is also on the rise.

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

Body  6 May '16

Gov. Rick Scott Says Zika Should Be Treated Like A Hurricane As Number Of Cases Surge

As Zika cases continue to rise in the US. the government is slowly finding ways to combat the virus and to avoid having more people affected. Florida Gov. Rick Scott has urged federal leaders to fight Zika through a deal.

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.

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.

Zika Virus Outbreak

Health/Nutrition  24 February '16

Zika Virus Update: 2 New Counties Added An The List Of Affected Areas

Zika virus outbreak continually spread all throughout the Western Hemisphere reaching countries as far as Tanzania.

Pope Francis Attends His Saturday Jubilee Audience

Health/Nutrition  23 February '16

Pope Says Yes To Contraception For The Sake Of The Zika Virus

Pope Francis allows the use of contraception to places hit by Zika virus. Know the story here.

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

Toddler  5 February '16

Miracle Baby Boy From Oregon Survives Microcephaly; His Progress Will Surely Inspire You

Doctors said Dylan, 2, would never be able to walk or communicate because he has microcephaly. But now, he can walk before he even reached his second birthday.

New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

News  1 February '16

Zika Virus Maybe Spread Through Sex; Two Cases Suggest

The Zika virus is known to spread through mosquitos but the virus might be transmitted through sex according to two reported medical cases that suggest so.

Health Officials Expect Active West Nile Season

Health/Nutrition  26 January '16

Zika Virus Spreading Across US Except in Canada and Chile

"Aedes mosquitoes -- the main vector for Zika transmission -- are present in all the region's countries."

Dengue fever, Chikungunya virus and Zika virus

Pregnancy  22 January '16

Brazil Zika Outbreak: Number Of Babies Born With Rare Brain Defect Surges

Brazil reports that the number of babies born with the rare brain defect called microcephaly or unusually small heads has now reached about 4000.

Brazilian Fabiana Alves holds her newbor

Health/Nutrition  29 December '15

Zika Virus Poses A Serious Threat Brazil’s Newborns; Virus Has Already Reached The United States

A new disease, the Zika virus, has spread in Brazil and has affected a large number of newborns causing microcephaly among other conditions.

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