News & Perspective

Mar 10, 2017

Mar 10, 2017
Mosquito sign

CDC expands Zika travel advisory as WHO updates risk levels

In research news, infected monkeys showed multi-organ involvement.

Sep 01, 2016

Sep 01, 2016
Dead mosquitoes

Mosquitoes in Miami Beach test positive for Zika

Also, the WHO said samples from Guinea-Bissau are part of the African lineage, not the Americas one.

Aug 25, 2016

Aug 25, 2016
Zika virus

Study hints at greater Zika sexual transmission threat to fetuses

A mouse study shows that the virus replicates in vaginal tissue for several days, while CDC officials report increasing case numbers.

Aug 12, 2016

Aug 12, 2016
Miami park

More local Zika cases in Florida as Puerto Rico numbers soar

Cases in Puerto Rico topped 10,000, as more countries and regions reported local spread, microcephaly, and GBS.

Jul 05, 2016

Jul 05, 2016
Guinea-Bissau by satellite

Guinea-Bissau Zika detections prompt probe of virus strain

Also, Spain becomes the 11th state to report sexual transmission of the virus.