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Guinea-Bissau Confirms Three Cases Of Zika Virus, Government Says

Guinea-Bissau Confirms Three Cases Of Zika Virus, Government Says

Guinea-Bissau has confirmed its first three cases of the Zika virus in a group of islands off the mainland and has set up an emergency committee to stop further transmission of the disease, the government said on Friday. Experts have feared the tiny nation could become a gateway for Zika’s spread to mainland West Africa, […]

Zika virus ‘scarier’ than thought: US health officials

Zika virus ‘scarier’ than thought: US health officials

In Summary Borne by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, Zika has spread quickly to more than 30 places in Latin America and the Caribbean since last year. Rare cases of sexual transmission of the virus have also been recorded. Hundreds of thousands of people in the US territory of Puerto Rico could become infected with Zika […]