A new study by the researchers at the Yale and Vanderbilt University indicates that bacteria can wipe out mosquitoes wit Zika or dengue virus. This is a natural way in getting rid of the virus.
The threat of Zika Virus has not stopped and has continued shaking several countries today.
This article highlights the drastic difference of the findings of recent studies on the Zika virus. It also tackles the possible reasons for the confusion and the urgency of developing clear and similar methodoligies of the studies.
According to a research in the United States, an evidence was found stating that there is a possibility of Zika virus replicating in fatal brains. This happens till seven months after the mother gets infected with the virus.
A new research found that undercooked chicken has a bacterium that can cause rapid weakness of muscles and immune system.
For two years, there has been a Zika Virus epidemic that alarmed the world. The outbreak caused World Health Organization (WHO) to declare public health emergency in February 2016. Just recently, WHO finally ends the declared emergency.
The world Health Organization has officially declared that Zika Virus can be transmitted through sexual intercourse.
U.S. study confirms immunity gained by people who were previously infected with Zika virus. Two other studies corroborate the first study's findings.
The dreaded Zika virus has made its way to the Philippines. According to reports, the symptoms of the virus were noted in a 45-year old woman hailing from Iloilo of the central Philippines. This is the first case of the virus this 2016.
Scientists around the world have been long trying to design a vaccine that could help control the menace spread of the Zika virus. The efforts made have been particularly substantial after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika outbreak as the public health emergency in February.
Three pregnant women in the mainland United States with Zika-infected fetuses have given birth to babies with a birth defect, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC). In addition, three other pregnant women have lost their babies or terminated the pregnancy because of the damage done by the virus to the brain of the fetuses.
Following massive outbreaks in Latin America and Caribbean, CDC has warned that the number of Zika-infected pregnant women in the US has more than tripled in recent months. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama has recently criticized the US Congress for not approving his $1.9 billion budget request to fund anti-Zika programs.
A group of New York-based doctors have published their findings involving Zika symptoms they have observed in a patient. Knowing what to look for is important as the approaching mosquito season may lead to a sudden upsurge of Zika outbreaks across the United States.
A pregnant Connecticut teen has been recently tested positive Zika virus. The dreaded mosquito-borne virus responsible for birth defects among babies including microcephaly- a condition characterized by an infant’s unusually small heads- that swept much of Latin America and the Caribbean in recent months.
Four babies born with microcephaly, a condition that causes abnormal birth with small heads - are linked to the Zika virus. The Health Ministry in Panama confirmed on Wednesday about it and also reported that the 4 cases were part of the total 264 cases of the mosquito-borne infection in the country.
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