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According to a USA Today report, one in three Americans mistakenly believe the Zika virus is spread by coughing. Dr. Ann Falsey, infectious disease specialist with Rochester Regional Health talked about the report.
Zika 101 (Vector Control)
A rap video with simple steps for personal protection against Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, the two known mosquito vectors of Zika virus. Prevent Zika ...
10 Essential Facts About the Zika Virus
Zika virus was found in Florida mosquitoes, and in pregnant women can cause devastating birth defects including microcephaly.
Is DEET Safe? And Other Questions About Zika
Who needs to worry most about the Zika virus and what can you do? Here are some answers to the most pressing questions about Zika.
4 Myths About the Zika Virus
The Zika virus has been declared a public health emergency, but myths about the disease are common.
Zika virus and birth defects: What you need to know
The first case of Zika virus in our state has been confirmed by the Department of Health. Here's what you need to know about the mosquito-borne virus.
Zika virus infection and Zika fever: Frequently asked questions
What is Zika virus infection? Zika virus infection is caused by the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito, usually causing mild fever, rash, conjunctivitis, and
What pregnant women need to know about the Zika virus
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children January 27, 2016 If you’ve been keeping up with the news, you may have heard about the recent outbreak of the Zika virus in Brazil. This is especially concerning for pregnant women, as it appears that infection with the Zika virus during pregnancy may be associated with certain birth defects and poor pregnancy outcomes If you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant, here are some things to keep in mind: What is the Zika virus? Zika virus is…
How Infecting Mosquitoes with a Bacterium Could Stop the Zika Virus
A new technology developed in Australia is using a naturally-occuring bacteria to stop mosquitoes from transmitting dengue, and is shown to be effective against Zika as well
How Best To Test For Zika Virus?
Getting an accurate diagnosis is a big hurdle in the current outbreak of Zika virus. There are three kinds of tests for Zika, and each has problems. Scientists are working hard to improve diagnosis.
Here's What We Know Now About Zika and Birth Defects
Zika virus is spreading, and scientists are growing more concerned about its link to an epidemic of brain defects known as microcephaly.
Zika Virus: What You Should Know
The Zika virus has been linked to the birth defect microcephaly. It is primarily mosquito-borne, but it can also be sexually transmitted. WebMD reports.
Baby your Baby: Should you be worried about Zika virus?
KUTV The Zika virus is causing concerns for many expectant mothers. Registered nurse Al Romeo with the Utah Department of Healths Mother to Baby and Pregnancy Risk Line Program helped answer some questions.MotherToBaby Utah has received a handful of calls
Experts: USA must prepare now for Zika virus
Health officials say the USA needs to do more to prepare for the arrival of the Zika virus, which is spreading rapidly throughout the Americas.
What Does the Public Know and Think About Zika?
This slideshow provides an aggregated summary of Kaiser Family Foundation’s latest poll findings on the Zika virus. Results include how much Americans know about the virus, how worried they are abo…
Zika Virus: Four Myths and What You Need to Know
The Zika virus pandemic has grown to a global health concern. As world health leaders learn more about the mosquito-borne [...]
Zika virus is here to stay. Here's how California is preparing for that new reality
It's been a year since the World Health Organization declared Zika virus a public health emergency, but it's not going away anytime soon. California is trying to prepare for a future with Zika virus.
UMMS scientists offer first look at how our cells can ‘swallow up and quarantine’ Zika
UMMS researchers show that the human protein IFITM3 blocks Zika virus replication and prevents cell death.
9 questions about Zika virus you were too embarrassed to ask
What does Zika feel like? What should pregnant women do? How far will the virus spread?
What Is the Zika Virus Risk for Older Adults?
The severe birth defects in babies born to women suspected of having the Zika virus have received most of the attention about this disease in the news, but the virus also poses a risk to older adults. Researchers have been studying a link between the mosquito-borne virus and developing Guillain-Barre syndrome, a post-infection complication that can lead to temporary paralysis in adults. The U.S. Centers for…