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

BURLINGTON, 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

Word 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 ...

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

April 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 ...

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

Krishna 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 ...

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

Zika (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 ...

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

State 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

CDC Confirms Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects - legal 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 ...

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

The 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 ...