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Zika virus: Everything you need to know about the birth defects this disease can cause - Express.co.uk;

Zika virus: Everything you need to know about the birth defects this disease can cause - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukZika virus: Everything you need to know about the birth defects this disease can causeExpress.co.ukAFTER patients in the UK were diagnosed with Zika virus, here is a look at the risk to pregnant woman and their unborn babies. By Alice Foster. PUBLISHED: 15:00, Fri, Jul 29, 2016 | UPDATED: 15:52, Fri, Jul 29, 2016 ...and more »

Vermont Reports First Case of Zika Virus - My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22;

Vermont Reports First Case of Zika Virus - My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22

My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22Vermont Reports First Case of Zika VirusMy Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22BURLINGTON, Vt. - Vermont health officials announced Friday the state's first confirmed case of Zika, a mosquito-borne virus that can cause birth defects. The Vermonter, who has not been identified, recently traveled to a 'Zika affected area before ...and more »

Zika: UN health agency launches database on worldwide virus research - UN News Centre;

Zika: UN health agency launches database on worldwide virus research - UN News Centre

UN News CentreZika: UN health agency launches database on worldwide virus researchUN News CentreThe Oswaldo Cruz Foundation Magalhães Research Center in Pernambuco, Brazil, performs tests to diagnose the presence of Zika virus in blood samples of pregnant women with rash and itching. Photo: WHO/PAHO ...and more »

Zika virus: First cases of microcephaly reported in Colombia - Los Angeles Times;

Zika virus: First cases of microcephaly reported in Colombia - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesZika virus: First cases of microcephaly reported in ColombiaLos Angeles TimesWord that the Zika epidemic has begun to recede in Colombia was overshadowed this week by news that the country, one of the hardest hit by the virus, has reported its first known cases of microcephaly, a birth defect featuring smaller than normal heads ...and more »

Ignoring the dire threat of Zika - Chicago Tribune;

Ignoring the dire threat of Zika - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneIgnoring the dire threat of ZikaChicago TribuneThe Zika virus has been linked to severe birth defects, including microcephaly, since it surfaced in Brazil about a year ago. Steve ChapmanContact Reporter. The Zika virus poses a major danger to Americans, and it's reassuring to know that the ...and more »

Zika epidemic forcing scientists to rethink assumptions about human biology - HSPH News;

Zika epidemic forcing scientists to rethink assumptions about human biology - HSPH News

HSPH NewsZika epidemic forcing scientists to rethink assumptions about human biologyHSPH NewsApril 15, 2016 — On April 13, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joined the World Health Organization (WHO) in confirming a link between Zika and the severe birth defect microcephaly. While officials at WHO also believe that there is ...and more »

Health Officials Split Over Advice on Pregnancy in Zika Areas - New York Times;

Health Officials Split Over Advice on Pregnancy in Zika Areas - New York Times

New York TimesHealth Officials Split Over Advice on Pregnancy in Zika AreasNew York TimesDr. Thomas R. Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, described the internal debate over Zika and pregnancy as “a very long conversation.” Credit Branden Camp/European Pressphoto Agency. As the Zika virus bears down on the ...and more »

Zika Transmitted via Anal Sex - The Scientist;

Zika Transmitted via Anal Sex - The Scientist

The ScientistZika Transmitted via Anal SexThe ScientistThe virus can be transmitted by unprotected anal sex between men, according to a CDC report. By Tanya Lewis | April 15, 2016. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Reddit Share to Email Share to More. Zika virusCDC ...and more »

Manitoban infected with Zika hurt 'from head to toe' after trip abroad - CBC.ca;

Manitoban infected with Zika hurt 'from head to toe' after trip abroad - CBC.ca

CBC.caManitoban infected with Zika hurt 'from head to toe' after trip abroadCBC.caKrishna Armogan says he is one of the two people at the centre of the first cases of Zika virus infection in the province. "I was hurting from head to toe," Armogan said, describing his symptoms as flu-like "but a lot worse." "I tested my temperature ...and more »

Zika Virus Transmitted Through Anal Sex: First Case Of Man-To-Man Sexual Transmission Reported In Texas - Medical Daily;

Zika Virus Transmitted Through Anal Sex: First Case Of Man-To-Man Sexual Transmission Reported In Texas - Medical Daily

Medical DailyZika Virus Transmitted Through Anal Sex: First Case Of Man-To-Man Sexual Transmission Reported In TexasMedical DailyZika (4) Health officials confirm the Zika virus can be spread via anal sex. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera. Comment; Share · Tweet · Share · E-mail. Experts from the World Health Organization have said that if the Zika virus is going to spread through the ...and more »

Two confirmed cases of Zika virus in Manitoba - Globalnews.ca;

Two confirmed cases of Zika virus in Manitoba - Globalnews.ca

Globalnews.caTwo confirmed cases of Zika virus in ManitobaGlobalnews.caWINNIPEG — Manitoba health officials have confirmed two separate cases of the Zika virus in the province. The provincial government says both individuals had recently travelled to an area affected by an outbreak. Health officials could not confirm ...and more »

11 Zika Virus Cases Now Reported in Virginia - Patch.com;

11 Zika Virus Cases Now Reported in Virginia - Patch.com

Patch.com11 Zika Virus Cases Now Reported in VirginiaPatch.comState and local officials are coordinating on mosquito surveillance and control programs under governor's task force. By Mary Ann Barton (Patch Staff) - April 15, 2016 1:03 pm ET. 11 Zika Virus Cases Now Reported in Virginia. PHOTO of Asian Tiger ...and more »

CDC confirms Dallas man spread Zika virus to male partner by sexual contact - Dallas Morning News;

CDC confirms Dallas man spread Zika virus to male partner by sexual contact - Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning NewsCDC confirms Dallas man spread Zika virus to male partner by sexual contactDallas Morning NewsThe World Health Organization has said that traditional insecticide spraying methods have not significantly slowed mosquito-transmitted dengue, raising questions about how Zika's spread might be stopped. (Associated Press/file photo). The U.S. Centers ...and more »

US Health Experts Debate Advice to Women Once Zika Virus Arrives - HealthDay;

US Health Experts Debate Advice to Women Once Zika Virus Arrives - HealthDay

HealthDayUS Health Experts Debate Advice to Women Once Zika Virus ArrivesHealthDayFRIDAY, April 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Following U.S. health officials' announcement earlier this week that the Zika virus can definitely cause birth defects, many of those same experts are now locked in an unprecedented debate. Should government ...and more »

Q&A: UA expert talks Zika virus and its threat to Arizona - Arizona Daily Wildcat;

Q&A: UA expert talks Zika virus and its threat to Arizona - Arizona Daily Wildcat

Arizona Daily WildcatQ&A: UA expert talks Zika virus and its threat to ArizonaArizona Daily WildcatTechnician Ce Zhang gets ready to examine a six-well plate containing pluripotent stem cell colonies under a microscope at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Cell Engineering in Baltimore, Maryland on Tuesday, March 1. The Zika virus has been making ...and more »

Zika and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know Now - ConsumerReports.org;

Zika and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know Now - ConsumerReports.org

ConsumerReports.orgZika and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know NowConsumerReports.orgThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has officially confirmed that the Zika virus can cause microcephaly, a condition in which babies are born with unusually small heads, and other severe birth defects. The finding is "unprecedented," says ...and more »

CDC Confirms Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects - legal Insurrection (blog);

CDC Confirms Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects - legal Insurrection (blog)

legal Insurrection (blog)CDC Confirms Zika Virus Causes Birth Defectslegal Insurrection (blog)A new a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms that the Zika virus can cause a rare birth defect called microcephaly, as well as other brain and neurological effcts. Health officials across the globe have suspected ...and more »

CDC confirms gay sex can spread the Zika virus - LGBTQ Nation;

CDC confirms gay sex can spread the Zika virus - LGBTQ Nation

LGBTQ NationCDC confirms gay sex can spread the Zika virusLGBTQ NationThe Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that gay men who have unprotected anal sex can contract the Zika virus from an infected partner. The government agency acknowledged that a February report of a case of sexual transmission in ...and more »

Zika will only get 'scarier' if lawmakers are stingy with emergency funds - Los Angeles Times;

Zika will only get 'scarier' if lawmakers are stingy with emergency funds - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesZika will only get 'scarier' if lawmakers are stingy with emergency fundsLos Angeles TimesThe link between the Zika virus and microcephaly in babies was confirmed this week by scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the latest in a series of increasingly troubling revelations about the mosquito-borne disease. First, it ...and more »

Brain scans show infants' brain damage caused by Zika virus - Los Angeles Times;

Brain scans show infants' brain damage caused by Zika virus - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBrain scans show infants' brain damage caused by Zika virusLos Angeles TimesThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week acknowledged that its experts have confirmed public health officials' worst fears: that Zika virus infection is the direct cause of a massive outbreak of the birth defect microcephaly ...and more »