News & Perspective

Oct 11, 2016

Oct 11, 2016
Lab testing

New Zika cases confirmed in Miami Beach

As Florida announces new cases, health labs have noted a lag in testing for pregnant woman and the WHO says Asia will experience wider transmission.

Oct 06, 2016

Oct 06, 2016
Aedes aegypti mosquito

Hurricane adds to Zika concerns; WHO addresses Thai microcephaly cases

The WHO says it's still not clear if  Zika-linked microcephaly cases in Thailand are tied to the strain that has circulated in Southeast Asia.

Sep 30, 2016

Sep 30, 2016
Couple with doctor

CDC updates Zika guidance for couples trying to conceive

Also, Thailand confirms 2 microcephaly cases, and CDC researchers publish a case series on US kids.

Feb 25, 2016

Feb 25, 2016
Breastfeeding baby

Case hints at other severe birth defects tied to Zika

Also, WHO guidance today addresses breastfeeding, microcephaly, and Guillain-Barre syndrome.