Two weeks ago, we reported on the increase in Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases in El Salvador towards the end of 2015, right about the time Zika virus had taken hold in the country. On Thursday,...

The number of suspect microcephaly cases have increased to nearly 3,900 in 764 municipalities in 21 Brazilian states through Jan. 16, according to Brazilian health officials (computer translated). According...

Intrexon Corporation, a leader in synthetic biology, announced its subsidiary Oxitec and Piracicaba City Hall have expanded the ‘Friendly Aedes aegypti Project’ in Piracicaba, Brazil following strong...

Indigenous Zika virus infection has been confirmed in two additional countries and territories in South America and the Caribbean as Bolivia and Guadeloupe officially report local transmission of the mosquito...

Just one week after the Barbados Health Ministry announced they were investigating up to eight suspected Zika virus infections on the island, health officials and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)...

United Nations health officials have added three countries to the list of countries and territories with autochthonous transmission of Zika virus infection with that list now standing at 17 in the Americas. Last...

Brazil has reported an estimated 1 million+ Zika virus infections to date and are investigating in excess of 3,500 microcephaly cases possibly linked to the mosquito borne virus and now the health ministry...

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) added Haiti to it’s list of countries and territories with autochthonous Zika virus transmission reported making it the 14th country since 2015 and the...

The increase in microcephaly cases continue, albeit at a lesser amount than recent weeks, according to new data from Brazilian health authorities Tuesday (computer translated). 3,530 cases are under investigation...

Venezuelan health officials are looking into whether fifteen people suffering from Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) are linked to infection with the mosquito borne virus, Zika, according to a El Nacional...