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A Colombian man has been diagnosed with co-infections of three mosquito borne viruses transmitted by the Aedes vector, dengue fever, chikungunya and Zika, according to a study published in the Journal...

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US federal health officials with the Atlanta-based, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued a special travel alert for travelers to Mexico next week to see Pope Francis next week. The...

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Fiocruz, a body linked to the Brazilian Ministry of Health, found the presence of active Zika virus (with potential to cause infection) in saliva and urine samples, according to a Oswaldo Cruz Foundation...

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The Puerto Rican government declared a public health emergency due to the Zika virus after Governor Alejandro García Padilla signed an executive order Friday, according to a Diario de Puerto Rico report...

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The Honduras central government has declared a national emergency in light of a dramatic increase in Zika virus cases reported, according to a La Tribuna report (computer translated). In a span of less...

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Costa Rica has joined Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala in the list of Central American countries with autochthonous transmission of Zika virus infection. The Americas now report 26 countries...

The first meeting of the Emergency Committee (EC) convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR 2005) regarding clusters of microcephaly cases and other neurologic...

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Health officials in Nicaragua and the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao have reported autochthonous, or local transmission of Zika virus, according to each of the local health departments. In Nicaragua,...

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The Ministry of Health in Jamaica has confirmed one case of the Zika virus in a child from Portmore, St. Catherine. Four-year old child. The four year old child began showing symptoms on January 17,...

WHO Director-General, Margaret Chan, will convene an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Zika virus and observed increase in neurological disorders and neonatal malformations. The Committee...