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Zika Virus Update: 36 People in US Infected, Houston Woman Recounts Infection
As the Zika virus outbreak spreads across Central and South America, here are the latest details on the virus, which has been linked to birth defects in newborns. At Least 31 People Diagnosed With Zika in U.S. There are currently 36 people in the U.S. who have been diagnosed with the Zika virus,
As Zika Virus Outbreak Spreads, Couples Cancel 'Babymoons' to Affected Regions
While the Zika virus is a major concern for parents in countries where the outbreak is spreading, couples in the U.S. are also re-routing travel plans or canceling "babymoons" after the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention issued a stark travel advisory for pregnant women earlier this
Pregnant Woman in NYC Is One of 31 Infected With Zika Virus in US
At least 31 people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with the Zika virus in 11 states, including a pregnant woman in New York City, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Two other pregnant women were diagnosed with the disease in Illinois earlier this month. Health officials
What You Need to Know About the Zika Virus
Here's the latest information you need to know about the Zika virus based on new reports by health officials. The Virus Is "Spreading Explosively" The virus has been rapidly spreading across the Americas since early last year, the World Health Organization said today. WHO Director General Dr.
Everything You Need to Know About the Zika Virus Outbreak
Health officials in multiple countries are trying to stop the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, with some countries, such as El Salvador and Brazil, taking drastic measures to combat the outbreak. Here's what you need to know about the outbreak that has put health officials around the world
El Salvador Advises Women to Avoid Pregnancy for 2 Years Due to Zika Virus Outbreak
As worries intensify about the Zika virus due to its association with a rare paralysis syndrome and rise of birth defect called microcephaly, health officials are taking drastic measures to stop the disease. In a stunning development in El Salvador , health officials have advised all women of
Zika Virus Link to Rare Paralysis Investigated as CDC Issues New Travel Warning for Pregnant Women
Health officials are now investigating if the mosquito-borne Zika virus is linked to a rare paralysis syndrome called Guillain-Barre. The syndrome results when the immune system goes haywire and attacks the nervous system. It has been known to strike patients after they suffered from influenza or
Erika Death Toll Rises in Caribbean as Hurricane Fred Forms Off African Coast
Rescue crews are continuing to search for more than 50 people still missing in Dominica after Tropical Storm Erika caused flooding and mudslides on the Caribbean island. The death toll in Dominica has risen to 20. Officials are working to evacuate roughly 1,000 people from the town of
Obama 'Deeply Concerned' For Mandela
President Obama today expressed concern for Nelson Mandela’s health, but said the anti-apartheid leader is “as strong physically as he’s been in character and in leadership over so many decades.” “Obviously we’re all deeply concerned with Nelson Mandela’s health. He’s a hero, I think, to...
Is a Cruise Vacation Without Weight Gain Possible?
An ABC News Producer Finds Out if a Cruise Without Packing on Pounds is Possible