News & Perspective

Nov 30, 2015

Nov 30, 2015
Aedes albopictus

Zika virus spreads to more countries

The spread to more countries comes as Brazil reported 340 more possibly related microcephaly cases.

Dec 01, 2015

Dec 01, 2015
Brazil map

PAHO issues Zika virus alert

An alarming number of countries are reporting cases, as clinicians find more links to microcephaly and other neurologic complications.

Dec 04, 2015

Dec 04, 2015
Mosquito fumigation

Panama reports first Zika virus cases

Also, the WHO provided more details about recent cases in Mexico, Paraguay, and Venezuela.

Dec 22, 2015

Dec 22, 2015
Aedes mosquito

Zika outbreak expands in West Africa, Americas

Cape Verde reported its first Zika illnesses, while Panama and Honduras confirmed additional cases.

Jan 04, 2016

Jan 04, 2016
Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico reports first locally acquired Zika virus case

The case prompts a travel advisory and adds to the list of affected countries.

Jan 14, 2016

Jan 14, 2016
Aedes mosquito

CDC notes Zika-microcephaly link, ponders travel alert

The CDC is weighing a warning specifically for pregnant travelers, and federal experts say other mosquito-borne diseases can complicate diagnoses.

Jan 19, 2016

Jan 19, 2016
Pregnant woman at airport

CDC releases Zika guidance on pregnant patients

PAHO, meanwhile, said the virus has expanded its reach and cautioned about Guillain-Barre syndrome.

Jan 21, 2016

Jan 21, 2016
Neurons

WHO reports more local Zika confirmations, GBS spike

El Salvador notes a GBS spike that may be linked to Zika, and St. Martin and Guadeloupe report their first local cases.

Jan 22, 2016

Jan 22, 2016
Plane wing

CDC expands Zika travel advisory as experts detail risks

The CDC adds 8 more destinations to its travel alert, as experts assess the threat.

Jan 25, 2016

Jan 25, 2016
Aedes albopictus

PAHO says Zika virus likely to march through Americas

All areas that harbor Aedes are vulnerable, and the Dominican Republic now has a local case.

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