Twist in Zika Outbreak: New York Case Shows Women Can Spread It to Men - New York Times

Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2014. “The more we learn about Zika, the more concerned we are,” he said. Credit John Bazemore/Associated Press. The first case of female-to-male sexual ...

First known case of female-to-male Zika transmission announced - CNN

(CNN) In another startling Zika development, the first case of female-to-male sexual transmission of the Zika virus has occurred in New York, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday. Up until now, it was thought that the only ...

DC enters round two of 'Fight the Bite' campaign - WTOP

D.C. health officials were back out in the community on Saturday teaching residents about the Zika virus and handing out Zika prevention kits. Columbia Heights Community Center in D.C. is one of several sites hosting round two of the Fight the Bite ...

Researchers Thrown For Loop After Female Sexually Transmits Zika Virus To Male Partner - Gothamist

At an event at the American Natural History Museum last month, Jay Varma, the Deputy Commissioner for Disease Control at the city's Health Department, noted that the biggest problem with the Zika virus is the unknown. "What we're really challenged with ...

'This is why people hate Congress': politics stymies fight against Zika virus - The Guardian

Halfway through a hearing on Capitol Hill, as public health officials warned of dire consequences should Congress fail to pass funding to help combat the Zika virus, Tim Kaine uttered the words everyone in the room was probably thinking.

CDC Announces First Case Of Female-To-Male Zika Infection - Tech Times

CDC reported the first known case of Zika transmission from female to male through sexual contact. Experts said it is also possible that infection of the mosquito-borne virus can occur between female sex partners. ( Victor Moriyama | Getty Images ).

Congress Falls Short on Zika - The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Zika is here. But Congress is gone. Lawmakers adjourned this week for a seven-week summer recess without passing additional money to fight the Zika ...

Zika epidemic 'could be eradicated in three years' - Times of Malta

A military truck carries out fumigation in a neighbourhood to stop the breeding of the dengue mosquito and zika virus in Havana, Cuba. Photo: Enrique de la Osa/Reuters. The Zika epidemic in Latin America could be over within three years, say scientists.

More Bad News About Zika: Women Can Transmit Zika To Men - Forbes

Turns out the Zika virus is more equal-opportunity than first thought. In their Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on what is believed the first known case of a woman sexually ...

First case of female-to-male transfer of Zika documented in US - Deutsche Welle

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has reported the first known case of Zika being transferred from woman to man. The news comes as fears over the virus cast a shadow over the upcoming Olympics in Brazil. Brasilien Aedes aegypti mosquito - Forschung ...

CDC: Zika passed from woman to man via sex - CIDRAP

Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported the first known case of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus, in a couple from New York City. The case was discovered after a routine investigation by the New York City ...

US Zika Pregnancy Registry: How to Participate - Medscape

Hello. I'm Margaret Lampe, a nurse scientist with the Pregnancy and Birth Defects Task Force for CDC's 2016 Zika virus response. Although Zika virus was discovered more than 70 years ago, microcephaly and other birth defects associated with Zika ...

First Female-to-Male Sexual Transmission of Zika Reported - Medscape

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) today announced that the first case of a woman transmitting the Zika virus to a man through sex has surfaced in New York City. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is ...

Man Gets Zika from Sex with Female Partner, in First - Live Science

This digitally-colorized image shows particles of Zika virus, which is a member of the family Flaviviridae. The virus particles are colored red in the picture. They are 40 nanometers (0.00004 millimeters) in diameter. Credit: CDC/ Cynthia Goldsmith. A ...

CDC issues Zika guidance for schools - AAP News

When schools welcome students back this fall, they should be proactive about preventing Zika virus and know how to respond if cases arise, according to federal health officials. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new ...

First Documented Female-to-Male Zika Transmission Reported in US - Scientific American

New York City's health department on Friday reported the first documented case of sexual transmission of Zika from a woman to her male partner, raising new concerns about the spread of the virus, which is typically contracted through mosquito bites.

First case of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika reported in NYC - USA TODAY

A woman might have passed the Zika virus to her male partner during sex, contradicting previous thinking that male sexual partners spread the virus, New York City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Center for Disease Control and ...

1st Case of Female-to-Male Sexual Transmission of Zika Reported - HealthDay

FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A New York City woman who became infected with the Zika virus on a trip outside the United States passed the infection to her boyfriend during sex, city health officials reported. It's the first reported case ...

Case Shows Zika Can Be Transmitted From Women To Men - Popular Science

Today, the CDC reported the case of a woman sexually transmitting the zika virus to her male partner, the first such case of zika being transmitted in this way. The report came out of New York where a woman in her 20s, who had recently returned from ...

Three People Have Caught Zika Virus Through Sex in NYC, City Says - DNAinfo

Manhattan-wide, gonorrhea and chlamydia rates climbed sharply for men and less dramatically for women from 2008 to 2010, with a 23 percent jump in reported gonorrhea diagnoses among men. View Full Caption. Flickr/fabulous0ne. NEW YORK CITY ...