France claims first case of Zika virus transmission through sex

Because the symptoms of Zika virus infection are usually very mild, many people might not even realize they have been infected and typically recover without any issues. There is now no cure or vaccine against the Zika Virus. "It's more evidence to ... More..

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CDC cautions pregnant women against travel to Rio Olympics

That's to prevent mosquitoes from biting them and possibly spreading Zika to others in the U.S. The infected individuals were between the ages of 19 and 55 and "several" of the women were pregnant. County D...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

22 people in Bexar County being investigating for Zika virus

The birth defect is characterized by a malformed or smaller head and brain and can result in significant developmental delays. A new case of Zika virus has been discovered in Alberta, bringing the total to fo...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

County waits for test results on possible Zika virus cases

She estimated almost half of patients at Legacy had a connection to Central or South America, whether having immigrated from the region or having family there. Two others had miscarriages, though officials said...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

CDC Confirms 9 U.S. Pregnancies With Zika, Investigates 10 More

Additionally, some recent reports suggest it can also be transmitted through semen and blood transfusions. All of the 19 pregnant women eyed by CDC were USA residents who had traveled to Zika-affected areas, ...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Zika virus: Rio Olympics to charge teams for mosquito screens

One delivered a healthy baby and the other is continuing her pregnancy. Earlier on Friday, the CDC said that a recent study of nine pregnant travelers from the U.S.to Zika-affected regions raised new concer...More..