New 14 cases of Zika infections have been reportedly caused by sexual intercourse involving females whose male sex partners have recently traveled to major Zika outbreak areas according to US health authorities.
Health authorities in South Africa has just confirmed its first case of Zika after a Colombian businessman tested positive for the virus after showing signs and symptoms associated with the mosquito-borne illness.
Florida health officials issue warning to tourists amid a statewide Zika surge and declared a public health emergency across 9 affected counties.
The World Health Organization has recently announced its support for experiments for genetically modified mosquitoes to fight off Zika surge.
The religious leaders say efforts should be aimed at curbing mosquito menace and not to legalize abortion.
The WHO is reporting that cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome are on the rise in five Latam countries.
A new study published in JAMA online links Zika virus to inherent vision loss among infected Brazilian newborns.
The Brazilian army will begin a door-to-door fight against the Zika virus on Saturday.
Members of the US national women’s soccer team received briefing on Zika virus outbreak before the start of the qualifying games for the upcoming Rio Olympics this summer.
As Zika epidemic heightens in Latin America, debates over permitting abortions in cases of birth defects are mounting.
President Barack Obama is asking Congress to set aside more than $1.8 billion to fund research for Zika.
New worrying report seems to suggest that Zika infections can be also transmitted through kissing but not all health experts agree.
While virtually most, if not all, cases of Zika virus are mosquito-borne, a rare case of sexually transmitted Zika infection has been reported in Dallas, Texas
While the World Health Organization has declared a public health emergency, the Zika virus has been reported to be sexually transmittable too.
The American Red Cross is advising people who have traveled to a Zika-infection region to wait 28 days before donating blood.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.