There is a high possibility of the dreaded Zika virus invading Nigeria and other countries next if strict measures are not taken by the states to plug loopholes.
Scientists trying to predict the future path of Zika say that 2.6 billion people living in parts of Asia and Africa could be at risk of infection, based on a new analysis of travel, climate and mosquito patterns in those regions according to a report on Yahoo News.
Some of the most vulnerable countries […]
Authorities have detected Zika in mosquitoes in Miami Beach, the first time the insects have been found carrying the virus in the United States.
“These findings are very disappointing, but not surprising,” the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said in a statement released on Thursday.
Officials had already suspected that the virus was being spread by mosquitoes locally following a recent outbreak of the virus in Miami.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have warned pregnant women against travelling to […]
Yesterday Beenie Man shared an Instagram photo of himself undergoing blood tests. He captioned the photo “No visa fi mi Canada show. The same Zika mosquito gi mi dengue. Blood test, injections, pills. Wi a hol firm still.”
He had to cancel his Saturday night performance at Toronto’s OVO Fest after he was denied a Canadian visa after contracting the Zika virus.
Ticketmaster confirmed that Beenie Man had canceled his OVO appearance, telling ticket buyers in a statement, “Due to immigration issues […]
The first known case of a woman spreading the Zika virus to a man during unprotected sex was reported on Friday in New York City, health authorities said.
Until now, experts were aware only of cases in which men spread the virus to their partners during sex, as well as transmission by mosquito bites.
“This is an important event but not entirely unexpected,” said Jay Varma, deputy commissioner at the New York City Health Department.
The case involved a “non-pregnant woman in her […]