Breaking Zika Virus News

Breaking zika virus news items collected via Google News. Current general news results for 'zika' are sorted by date.

Read also all the Zika virus tweets on Twitter. Registered users have access to archived daily news items. Register now.


  • Natchez Freshman Academy students learn about Zika virus - Natchez Democrat

    Oct 24, 2017 | 07:08 am

    Natchez Freshman Academy students learn about Zika virusNatchez DemocratNATCHEZ — Students in Katelynn Yvon's art classes watched as their teacher began drawing a dark figure on the chalkboard. The creature had curved, gnarled legs, veiny wings and a sharp, needle-like proboscis. It was a mosquito. On Oct. 17, Yvon's art ...

    Read more...
  • CDC Lifts Zika Travel Advisory in Brownsville - KRGV

    Oct 24, 2017 | 01:20 am

    KRGVCDC Lifts Zika Travel Advisory in BrownsvilleKRGVBROWNSVILLE – A travel advisory warning pregnant women not to travel to Brownsville has been lifted. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was warning women they risked contracting the Zika virus. Last year, CHANNEL 5 NEWS reported ...

    Read more...
  • New CDC Guidance on Caring for Infants With Congenital Zika - Medscape

    Oct 20, 2017 | 15:36 pm

    MedscapeNew CDC Guidance on Caring for Infants With Congenital ZikaMedscapeUpdated guidance on caring for infants born to possibly Zika-infected mothers is stratified by the infant's clinical status and includes new clinical, laboratory, and ...and more »

    Read more...
  • Local researchers to study why humans are susceptible to the Zika Virus - KVIA El Paso

    Oct 20, 2017 | 15:33 pm

    KVIA El PasoLocal researchers to study why humans are susceptible to the Zika VirusKVIA El PasoEL PASO, Texas - Professors and researchers at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine in El Paso are set to receive $420,000 in grant funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease to learn more about what makes humans susceptible ...and more »

    Read more...
  • CDC offers updated guidance on screening, caring for newborns exposed to Zika - Healio

    Oct 19, 2017 | 19:33 pm

    HealioCDC offers updated guidance on screening, caring for newborns exposed to ZikaHealioThe CDC recently updated its interim clinical guidance for infants born to mothers with possible Zika virus exposure, emphasizing the importance of a team-based approach, with close communication between obstetrical and pediatric care providers.and more »

    Read more...
  • Where health and weather data meet: AccuWeather unveils Zika Risk Index app - Healthcare IT News

    Oct 18, 2017 | 19:48 pm

    Healthcare IT NewsWhere health and weather data meet: AccuWeather unveils Zika Risk Index appHealthcare IT NewsNew software hints at the potential to better understand and avoid adverse health events by tapping into weather data. By Tom Sullivan. October 18, 2017. 12:33 PM. Share. Zika risk. AccuWeather announced a new app that shows the risk of being exposed ...

    Read more...
  • Lyle Petersen, MD, MPH: What Do We Now Know About Zika Virus? - MD Magazine

    Oct 18, 2017 | 19:43 pm

    MD MagazineLyle Petersen, MD, MPH: What Do We Now Know About Zika Virus?MD MagazineLyle Petersen, MD, MPH, Director of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: I think there's a couple things we found out last year that we know a lot more of. First of all we have a better idea about the effect on the fetus ...and more »

    Read more...
  • More evidence of Zika, GBS link found in Puerto Rico - CIDRAP

    Oct 18, 2017 | 00:06 am

    CIDRAPMore evidence of Zika, GBS link found in Puerto RicoCIDRAPA research letter published in the latest Journal of the American Medical Association provides more compelling evidence of a correlation between Zika infection and the subsequent development of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), a rare complication that ...and more »

    Read more...
  • Patients with Guillain-Barre Also Had Zika Infection (JAMA - MedPage Today

    Oct 17, 2017 | 21:21 pm

    Patients with Guillain-Barre Also Had Zika Infection (JAMAMedPage TodayAcute Zika virus infection was a risk factor for contracting Guillain-Barré syndrome, adding to the known association between the two, a case-control study in Puerto Rico found. Writing in a research letter in the Journal of the American Medical ...and more »

    Read more...
  • When Is a Mosquito Not an Insect? When It's a Pesticide - WIRED

    Oct 17, 2017 | 14:01 pm

    WIREDWhen Is a Mosquito Not an Insect? When It's a PesticideWIREDIt took a decade for British biotech firm Oxitec to program a self-destruct switch into mosquitoes. Perfecting that genetic technology, timed to kill the insects before they could spread diseases like Zika and dengue fever, was supposed to be the hard ...and more »

    Read more...