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.
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.
Travel 15 June '16
The World Health Organization said in a statement that the planned Olympics in Brazil should still push through despite Zika outbreak.
Health 9 June '16
The World Health Organization is asking women who are in Zika-affected regions to consider delaying their pregnancy.
Travel 30 May '16
Mosquitoes increase their number during the summer season and this has an expert concerned that the virus could spread locally in Florida.
Pregnancy 28 May '16
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.
Body 26 May '16
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.
Body 6 May '16
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.
Pregnancy 25 March '16
With the rising victims of Zika virus, New York is now doing some protective measures.
Health/Nutrition 18 March '16
Reports suggest that mosquitoes could spread the Zika virus in dozens of cities accross the United States.
Health/Nutrition 24 February '16
Zika virus outbreak continually spread all throughout the Western Hemisphere reaching countries as far as Tanzania.
Health/Nutrition 23 February '16
Pope Francis allows the use of contraception to places hit by Zika virus. Know the story here.
Toddler 5 February '16
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.
News 1 February '16
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/Nutrition 26 January '16
"Aedes mosquitoes -- the main vector for Zika transmission -- are present in all the region's countries."
Pregnancy 22 January '16
Brazil reports that the number of babies born with the rare brain defect called microcephaly or unusually small heads has now reached about 4000.
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.