The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that Zika no longer constitutes an international emergency – warning at the same time that the virus will continue to spread where mosquitoes carrying
Thailand has reported its first confirmed cases of Zika-related birth defects.
Planes have completed an aerial spraying for mosquitoes carrying Zika in Miami, despite protests over the insecticide’s possible harmful effects.
In Asia Singapore had the first confirmed local transmission of the zika virus, back in August.
The World Health Organisation has advised that anyone returning from areas affected by the Zika virus should practice safe sex for at least six months.
Singapore is the only Asian country with active transmission of the mosquito-born virus, which generally causes mild symptoms but can lead to serious birth defects in unborn children.
US health officials in Florida now say that mosquitos bearing the deadly Zika virus have spread to Miami Beach beyond their initial identified “transmission area” of…
Confirmation that the Zika virus has infected several people in Miami Beach has led US authorities to warn pregnant women not to travel to the Florida resort’s affected…
Fears that athletes will contract the Zika virus at Brazil’s Olympic Games won’t go away.
Authorities in Florida were increasing their efforts to combat the Zika virus on Wednesday after another local case was reported in Miami, bringing the total to…
Pregnant women are being warned not to travel to Miami in Florida after another 10 Zika cases were identified.
Europe’s first Zika microcephaly birth has been confirmed in Spain.
A recent study from Brazil claims that genetically modified mosquitoes can be used in the fight against an insect that spreads Zika and other
Researchers are testing a smart mosquito trap they hope will help better track the spread of the Zika virus.
The World Health Organisation is advising anyone who has traveled to any country with a current outbreak of the Zika virus to wait a full eight weeks to have unprotected sex or attempt to conceive a b
The World Health Organization has rejected demands for this summer’s Rio Olympics to be moved or postponed due to the Zika virus.
The Brazilian strain of the Zika virus has been found for the first time in Africa.
The World Health Organization (WHO) chief says the agency is increasingly concerned about the mosquito-borne virus Zika . Margaret Chan noted that
With this year’s Olympic Games just around the corner, Rio de Janeiro’s mayor is trying to dampen down fears over the Zika virus. Eduardo Paes says
Australian athletes at this summer’s Rio Olympics will be supplied with condoms which offer “near complete” protection against the mosquito-borne
The health ministry in Panama has confirmed the birth of four babies with microcephaly.
Confirmation of link between microcephaly and Zika Questions remain unanswered Report could refocus efforts on a vaccine After weeks of study
There is concern that hundreds of thousands of people on the US island territory of Puerto Rico could become infected with the Zika virus this year
A 21-year-old woman living in Havana has become the first Cuban to contract the Zika virus having never been overseas. Cuba’s four previous cases all
Further evidence has come to light linking the mosquito-borne Zika virus to the the birth defect known as microcephally, whereby babies are born with
A new study by a French scientists suggests the Zika virus might cause a debilitating neurological disorder called Guillain-Barré syndrome. It comes
Concerns over Rio’s Olympic preparations are set to top the agenda at the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) meeting on Tuesday, after a severed
Pope Francis looks to have suggested that the Roman Catholic Church could soften its ban on contraception for women facing the Zika crisis. On the
As efforts continue to try and stem the spread of Zika in the Americas, Colombia says more than 5,000 pregnant women are infected with the