The World Health Organization says the cases ‘suggest low transmission of Zika virus’ in India
NEW DELHI, India (May 28, 2017) — The Indian health ministry has confirmed its first cases of the Zika virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said, the latest nation to be affected by the mosquito-borne virus that sparked global concern. Continue reading India confirms first Zika virus cases – WHO→
Despite the fact that world health authorities have said for months that the mosquito species is the main vector for Zika, no Aedes aegypti carrying the virus had previously been found in the Americas
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (May 24, 2016) — Brazilian scientists said Monday, May 23, they have found the first hard evidence the Zika virus blamed for causing brain damage in hundreds of babies is carried by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. Continue reading Brazil confirms mosquito as Zika vector→
Health Secretary Janette Garin assures the public that there is no cause for alarm as there is no epidemic
MANILA, Philippines (Mar. 7, 2016) — A resident of the United States tested positive for the Zika virus after spending 4 weeks in the Philippines in January 2016, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Sunday, March 6.
Laos joins a total of 41 countries that have reported local transmissions of the virus since the beginning the year
BANGKOK, Thailand (Mar. 5, 2016) — Laos is the latest country to report a local transmission of Zika virus, according to the World Health Organization, as fears mount over the mosquito-borne illness that has been linked to birth defects.