Zika may have been sexually transmitted in 14 cases: CDC - Reuters

U.S. health officials are investigating 14 reports of the Zika virus that may been transmitted through sex, including to several pregnant women, raising new questions about the role sexual transmission is playing in the growing outbreak. In two of the ...

More Than One-Third Of Americans Believe Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes Spread Zika Virus - Tech Times

A biotechnology firm released genetically modified mosquitoes in Brazil three years ago and these are blamed for the spread of Zika virus. In a new survey, more than one-third of Americans think this conspiracy theory is true. ( John Tann | Flickr ...

The US Is Investigating 14 More Cases of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus - ScienceAlert

The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that it's investigating 14 new cases where it appears the Zika virus has been sexually transmitted - worryingly, "several" of those cases involve pregnant women, according to the ...

Brazil will make Olympics safe from Zika virus: WHO official - Reuters

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan (L) receives a T-shirt from Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff during their meeting at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, February 23, 2016. The T-shirt reads 'A mosquito is not ...

2 More US Cases Of Zika Virus Likely Shared Via Sex - NPR

Health officials announced Tuesday that they are investigating 14 new U.S. cases of possible sexual transmission of the Zika virus. The virus was confirmed to be in blood samples from two women, using a method that detects pieces of the virus' genetic ...

Tracking the Zika virus – the 70-year saga - Medill Reports: Chicago

The CDC is investigating a connection between the Zika virus and Guillain-Barre, a condition in which the immune system attacks the nerves eventually resulting in complete paralysis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This ...

CDC Investigating 14 New Reports of Zika Transmission Through Sex - New York Times

Two mosquitoes of the species aedes aegypti, which can spread Zika virus. The C.D.C. reported additional cases of sexual transmission of the disease on Tuesday. Credit Oscar Rivera/European Pressphoto Agency. Health authorities in the United States ...

CDC Reports 14 New Cases of Zika Possibly Spread by Sex - Medscape

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with state health departments, are studying 14 new cases of Zika infection in the United States that were possibly spread through sex, the agency announced today. In each of the cases, a man ...

How to contain the Zika virus - The Biological SCENE

For most people who catch it, the Zika virus isn't so bad. Symptoms include achy joints, a rash, headache, and a slight fever. After a few days, the symptoms are gone. Read C&EN's full coverage of the Zika epidemic: • Scientists scramble to develop new ...

CDC investigates 14 new reports of possible sexual transmission of Zika - Ars Technica

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with state health departments, is investigating 14 new reports of possible sexual transmission of Zika in the US, the agency announced Tuesday. All of the cases involve the possible transmission of ...

CDC probes 14 more Zika cases possibly spread via sex - CIDRAP

In a sign that sexual transmission of Zika virus may occur more often than currently thought, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said today it is investigating 14 new reports of possible transmission through that route. The ...

Could bats help reduce the spread of the Zika virus? - Washington Post

I was surprised that there was no mention in the Feb. 21 news article “Zika mosquito is a resilient tormentor” of trying to increase the bat population as an inexpensive means to help deal with the spread of the Zika virus and mosquitoes. I learned on ...

CDC Announces More Possible Cases Of Sexual Transmission Of Zika Virus - Forbes

Sexual transmission of the Zika virus might not be as unusual as previously thought. The Centers for Disease Control and state public health departments are investigating 14 additional reports of possible sexual transmission of the virus, including ...

CDC investigates 14 more possible cases of sexually transmitted Zika virus - CNN

(CNN) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it is investigating 14 new reports of possible sexual transmission of the Zika virus. The CDC said several of these cases are among pregnant women, although it did not specify how many.

US investigates 14 possible cases of sexually transmitted Zika virus - The Guardian

A model of a mosquito is pictured in a laboratory in Hamburg, Germany. Zika is typically transmitted by mosquito bites, but researchers are investigating possible sexually transmitted cases. Photograph: Christian Charisius/EPA. Zika virus ...

Zika Virus Might Have Been Sexually Transmitted in 14 Cases in the US - VICE News

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Tuesday that it was investigating whether the Zika virus was transmitted via sex in 14 cases in the United States, including several involving pregnant women. Zika has been linked to thousands ...

CDC Adds 2 Destinations to Zika-Related Warning List - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The spreading of the Zika virus has caused worldwide concern. Health officials think Zika might be connected to the rise in birth defects in the Americas, though it has not yet been proven. WHO has declared the crisis a global emergency. (Published ...

A shocking one-third of Americans believe this Zika conspiracy theory - Washington Post

This story has been updated. Fear and misinformation about the Zika virus still abound, according to a new survey just released by the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center. Most notably, the survey finds that more than a third of ...

CDC investigating 14 cases of Zika virus possibly spread through sex - Mashable

Patients receive treatment at a medical mobile unit in the Brazlandia neighborhood of Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. Image: Eraldo Peres/Associated Press. By Andrew Freedman and Brian Ries Feb 23, 2016. The Centers for Disease Control and ...

The Mosquito That Started Today's Zika Outbreak in Brazil Was Killed Off 50 Years Ago - VICE News

When President Dilma Rousseff put the Brazilian army at the forefront of her government's campaign against the Zika virus, and its link to birth abnormalities, she said it amounted to "war against the mosquito." It is a war that Brazil already fought ...