In the latest update from the Colombian National Institute of Health (computer translated), health officials reported an additional 1134 suspected Zika virus cases during the past week, with slightly...

Zika virus infection cannot be accurately diagnosed in newborns solely on the basis of microcephaly screening, according to the largest study of its kind to date published in The Lancet. The findings suggest...

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The Florida Department of Health confirmed today the first Zika-related case of microcephaly in a child born in Florida whose mother had a travel-related case of Zika. The mother, a citizen of Haiti, came...

Health officials in Cape Verde announced late last week on eleven Zika-linked microcephaly cases through mid-June, according to a A Semana report (computer translated). The announcement by medical epidemiologist...

The number of probable Zika virus infections in Brazil in 2016 is reported to be at 138,108, according to the Ministry of Health data through May 7 via Brazilian media (computer translated).  Of these,...

Health officials in French Guyana are reporting the first confirmed case of brain malformation in a child of a pregnant woman with Zika virus, according to a local media report (computer translated). The...

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began reporting Zika-related birth defects in the United States to include live-born infants and pregnancy losses. To date, the number of poor...

On my radio program, Outbreak News This Week, I generally try to keep it on track to be apolitical, making attempts to be a source of medical information and news and not the endless debate that is found...

Zika virus has taken the world by storm since arriving in the Western hemisphere in 2015. Here I list some of the quotes on the virus from the global and national experts. This is just the beginning, more...

The mosquito-borne Zika virus linked to microcephaly and other neurological problems in newborns of affected mothers directly infects the brain progenitor cells destined to become neurons, UT Southwestern...