News & Perspective

Apr 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017
mosquito larvae

South America sees Zika rise; study estimates US disease cost

The cost study looked at different attack-rate ranges, putting the upper-end estimate at as much as $2 billion.

Nov 17, 2016

Nov 17, 2016
Zika virus particles

Zika counts rise in Florida as more nations note microcephaly

Florida has 6 new local infections, and Argentina and Guadeloupe have reported their first  microcephaly cases.

May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016
Zika virus from microcephaly case

New estimate puts Zika microcephaly risk at 1% to 13%

In addition, Spain has reported a microcephaly case related to Zika virus infection.

May 16, 2016

May 16, 2016
Zika virus

Researchers unveil first human-made Zika virus clone

In addition, Germany notes its first case of sexual transmission, and Argentina reports its first local cases.

Apr 07, 2016

Apr 07, 2016
Aedes larvae

Groups unveil new traps for Zika mosquitoes

Two groups unveil traps to help control the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that spread Zika.

Mar 24, 2016

Mar 24, 2016
Muppets' Zika message

PAHO aims Zika message at kids; more nations note sexual spread

PAHO employs the Muppets, and Argentina, New Zealand report possible sexual spread.