Tag Archives: Zika Virus

Why is Brazil affected by Zika virus?

By: Emily Lunardo | Saturday, August 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM
ZIka virus Brazil

It may seem quite random that of all countries in the world Zika virus outbreak is taking place in Brazil. Why Brazil? And why now? These are some of the questions the investigator are trying to answer. Dr. Prabhjot Singh,… Read More

Possible local transmission of Zika virus in Florida

By: Emily Lunardo | Friday, July 29, 2016 - 11:30 AM
Possible local transmission of Zika virus in Florida

Researchers are investigating a possible local transmission of Zika virus in Florida. If confirmed, this would be the first locally transmitted case of Zika virus in the U.S. Earlier speculations suggested that if Zika-infected mosquitoes were to enter the U.S.,… Read More

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