If infected male mosquitoes mate with non-infected females, the eggs will not hatch.
The US is certainly not safe from Zika.
Although authorities are still on alert, the Zika epidemic seems to have backed off.
The report confirms getting infected in the first trimester comes with the most risks.
A lot of things worked together to allow infection via casual touch alone.
They’re a really tough species to fight.
The full extent of Zika is far from being known.
Zika got a whole lot scarier.
Things are rough with Zika nowadays, but scientists are now finally testing a vaccine.
Should the virus get a foothold in southern Florida, containing it might become difficult, if not impossible.
Believe it or not, there’s actual scientific proof backing this advice.
The $2 testing device, about the size of a soda can, does not require electricity or technical expertise to use.
A massive breakthrough in the fight against the Zika virus was made by Emory University School of Medicine who recently report a possible mechanism for the viruses’ migration from mother to baby.
The 2016 Olympics in Rio are riddled with problems, one of them being a potentially global pandemic. Medical doctors are worried that the huge gathering could spark a massive Zika epidemic.
The virus, which was once a serious risk for expectant mothers in Brazil, may be well an “explosive pandemic” deserving of international attention from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Nature, the Lancet and many other medical publishers and researchers have announced that all Zika-related scientific articles will be published freely in the wake of the recent outbreak. “We announce that Nature journals will make all papers relating to Zika virus free to access until further notice,” a statement reads. “Nature journals will also now encourage authors who haven’t already deposited
A few days ago, the health minister in Colombia warned that the country is extremely vulnerable to the Zika virus that’s spreading like wildfire through South America. He was right, as it turns out. Over 2100 pregnant Colombian women are already infected, as Zika has already been confirmed in 23 countries and territories in the Americas – including the US. Zika
The government has declared a state of emergency in the most affected areas while scientists are trying to figure out why so many babies are born with this often lethal condition.