Even though a large majority of the U.S. public is aware of the Zika virus, according to a newly-released New York University (NYU) Zika study, fewer than half know some of the hallmarks of this novel...

The New York City report of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus infection is the first documented case of sexual transmission of Zika from a woman to her sex partner and adds to the growing...

Ohio is reporting its first case of Zika virus acquired through sexual transmission in a 61- year-old Lucas County woman. Her husband traveled to a country with active Zika virus transmission and has tested...

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday in updated guidance for the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus that mounting evidence has shown that sexual transmission of Zika virus is possible...

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is confirming the first sexually transmitted case of Zika virus in Georgia. A non-pregnant female was infected by her male partner who had traveled to Brazil...

On Thursday, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director, Dr Thomas Frieden addressed the National Press Club on Zika virus and the response efforts being taken. During his talk, Frieden,...

Canadian health officials reported yesterday on the confirmation of the first positive case of Zika virus transmitted sexually in Canada. Testing at the Public Health Agency of Canada’s (PHAC)...

Peru Health Minister, Anibal Velasquez Valdivia announced at a press conference this weekend that they have recorded the country’s first indigenous case of Zika virus transmitted through sexual contact. According...

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On Feb. 1, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan, based on the advice of Emergency Committee (EC), declared the current Zika virus outbreak a Public Health Emergency...

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Aedes mosquitoes—the main vector for Zika transmission—are present in all the countries in the Americas with the exception of Canada and continental Chile. Despite that fact, Chile reported the first...