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White House: $589m from Ebola to go to fight Zika virus

Federal money left over from the fight against Ebola will now go to combating the growing threat of the Zika virus, the Obama administration has said.

WHO experts in Cape Verde to monitor Zika, microcephaly case

Cape Verde, which recorded 22 suspected cases of Zika in the first week of March alone, has reported its first case of microcephaly.

Innovation and technology will help to wipe out malaria

With the help of new technologies, global health organisations aim to eliminate malaria in Africa in the next 15 years.

No cause for panic stations over SA Zika case, says expert

Health authorities say the visitor diagnosed with the mosquito-spread virus has recovered and there is minimal likelihood of a local outbreak.

Comment: SA must close the immunisation gap that parallels class

Vaccines take centre stage in times of crisis but outside of public health emergencies they do not always get the attention they deserve.

Key institutes keep keen watch on Zika for Africa

The Ebola outbreak on the continent showed how countries with poor health systems are unfit to fight epidemics.

Brazil’s games are in a ‘bad phase’

Six months before Rio de Janeiro hosts the next Olympics, the country is struggling with a Zika epidemic and political and economic woes

Link to baby deformity slows race to find Zika vaccine

“We can use the technologies from other flaviviruses to get the product made by the end of 2016”

Zika: Author’s tale of hope

A Brazilian graduate has been thrust into the spotlight after writing a book about living with microcephaly

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