Zika virus may cause stillbirths

FDA says it is waiving both current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) and labeling requirements for the diagnostic while the EUA is active and has provided a list of conditions that CDC and authorized labs must follow, including provisions for monit... More..

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Senate approves Califf as FDA chief
by | Monday, February 29, 2016

Senate approves Califf as FDA chief

Senators voted 89-4 on Robert Califf's nomination, after he sailed easily over a procedural hurdle earlier this week. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.), who repeatedly have sought to block Califf's confirmation vote d...More..

by | Monday, February 29, 2016

Zika Virus: US investigates into 14 sexually transmitted cases

Dr. Peter Hotez, endowed chairman of Tropical Pediatrics at Texas Children's Hospital, told Al Jazeera that it was a significant development for a virus mostly transmitted by mosquitos. But the reports the C...More..

Second Case of Zika Virus Confirmed in LA County
by | Monday, February 29, 2016

Second Case of Zika Virus Confirmed in LA County

Dr Lum said that the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, the United States, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, the Public Health England and the Public Health Scotla...More..

by | Monday, February 29, 2016

More Cases Of Sexually Transmitted Zika In The US

The CDC also advised South Korean men returning from any of the Zika-affected countries to avoid sex with their pregnant spouses throughout the entire gestation period or use contraceptives during sex. It's tho...More..

by | Monday, February 29, 2016

Pregnant American Tourists Confirmed With Zika Virus

Much remains unknown about Zika, including whether the virus causes microcephaly in babies, a condition defined by unusually small heads that can result in developmental problems. Six of the women reported ...More..