Dispelling rumours around Zika and complications

-Most symptoms of Zika virus disease are different from those of seasonal flu -There is no specific repellent that works better against the Aedes mosquito -No evidence that vaccines cause microcephaly in babies -No evidence that pyriproxyfen insecticide causes microcephaly ... Read more

First Female-to-Male Sexual Transmission of Zika Reported

Updated July 15

A routine investigation by the New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) identified a nonpregnant woman in her twenties who reported she had engaged in a single event of condomless vaginal intercourse with a male partner ... Read more

Utah Zika Patient May Have Infected Caregiver

U.S. health officials are investigating the mysterious case of a person in Utah who contracted Zika while caring for an elderly man infected with the virus who died last month. Federal and state health officials said on Monday it is ... Read more