American tests positive for Zika virus after Philippine trip

State public health officials have identified the first case of Zika virus infection in Montana in an adult from Missoula County who returned from a Zika-affected area. Health officials said all of the residents had contracted the virus after tra... More..

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CDC reports Missouri man who traveled to Haiti infected with Zika virus
by | Sunday, March 06, 2016

CDC reports Missouri man who traveled to Haiti infected with Zika virus

Dr. Guo-li Ming of Johns Hopkins University, another lead study author, said researchers can now explore questions like how Zika infects the cells. "Now that we know cortical neural progenitor cells are the...More..

Laos reports local transmission of Zika virus
by | Sunday, March 06, 2016

Laos reports local transmission of Zika virus

Some of the cells died after being infected. Noting more confirmatory epidemiologic data is still needed from Zika endemic areas, Alyssa Stephenson-Famy, assistant professor at the University of Washington ,...More..

California Zika virus cases inch up to eight
by | Sunday, March 06, 2016

California Zika virus cases inch up to eight

Professor of clinical pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Nielson further said , "We have found a strong link between Zika and adverse pregnancy outcomes, which haven't been document...More..

Evidence mounts linking Zika virus to birth defects
by | Sunday, March 06, 2016

Evidence mounts linking Zika virus to birth defects

Zika's culpability has yet to be definitively proven -proof is probably months or years away - but these latest studies lend further support to the WHO's position that Zika is "guilty until proven innocent". On...More..

Pregnant Woman Stabbed In Town Centre
by | Sunday, March 06, 2016

Pregnant Woman Stabbed In Town Centre

A 40-year-old heavily pregnant woman, attacked and stabbed at a busy town centre in the United Kingdom, has given birth to a healthy baby even as she fights for her life. On Friday, chief inspector Julian Har...More..