Birth Defect News
Zika Virus Infection Risks Calculated for Pregnant Women, Olympic Attendees in New Studies
Just weeks before the Olympics are slated to start in the nation at the center of the Zika virus outbreak, researchers have found new evidence about who is likely to contract the disease. Two studies published today help shed light on the virus that the World Health Organization has called a
Paraguay Reports First Cases of Zika-Linked Microcephaly
Health authorities in Paraguay are reporting the country's first two first cases of babies born with microcephaly related to the Zika virus
Mosquitoes Suspected in 2 New Mysterious Florida Zika Cases
Florida investigating two more mysterious cases of Zika infection that do not appear to be related to travel, bringing the total to four
Honduras Reports 8 Babies Born With Zika-Related Defects
Honduras' health minister says eight babies with severe birth defects linked to the Zika virus have been born in the Central American country
Severe Birth Defects Not as Lethal as Docs Once Said: Study
Parents of newborns with rare severe birth defects used to hear the grim words that the conditions were incompatible with life
Doctors Urged to Check Pregnant Women for Zika at Each Visit
U.S. health officials strongly urge doctors to ask all pregnant women about a possible Zika infection at every checkup
Ready or Not: Rio Olympics Open Doors at Athletes Village
Ready or not, the Rio Olympics are opening their doors. The Games begin in just over two weeks, but the Athletes Village opens officially on Sunday, meaning 10,500 athletes and another 7,000 staff members will start trickling into the luxurious layout, with the pace picking up daily until the Aug.
Index: Prince George Turns 3
To the index of other news and an alarming seek a first right here in new York city of baby born with Microsoft fully. Related to physique a virus the first new born with the birth defect here in New York. It is what a handful of cases across the US now all the mothers infections travel related.
US Says Guantanamo Base Worker Got Zika After Jamaica Trip
The US Navy says a civilian contractor at the base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been diagnosed with Zika after returning from a trip to Jamaica. It is the first recorded case of the mosquito-borne virus at the base.