Zika virus comes from mosquito bites. Just recently, the government of Arizona launched a new campaign against it.
One year after the mainland U.S. has reported its first Zika virus and still, it still lingers. Now, Angola in Africa reports two new cases.
Zika virus threat is not yet over as a new report suggest it could damage the eyes of infected patients.
For the last few days, Zika virus updates have seen valuable research on the effects of Zika on mice and the extent of the damage it wrought on developing fetal brain. Medical researchers are also suggesting is that Zika may become endemic in some regions particularly in the Americas.
Although it is a new virus, which has caused several issues in the past couple of months, yet Zika has intrigued interest of the world. The first infected Florida mosquitoes, which was found in Miami has caused the virus to spread over to US now.
It seems that the Zika virus outbreak is steadily making its progress in mainland USA, as Florida announced on Thursday that Miami Beach’s mosquitoes tested positive to Zika Virus.
Recent scans of Brazilian newborns and fetuses has revealed a wide variety of brain defects in newborns, whose mothers were infected with the Zika virus.
Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Health (NIH) has recently warned that Texas and Louisiana could be the next states affected with Zika virus outspread.
A latest research on the Zika virus has established that the virus can cause not only severe birth defects, but also the cases of Guillain-Barre syndromes in adults.
Presently, the Zika virus has experienced a new trend – the spread of virus from one state to another. Recently a Texas resident was found to be infected with the Zika virus.
Zika virus infection could be transmitted through anal sex, claims a recent report that confirmed the first sexually transmitted Zika virus case in Dallas.