Latest articles on 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.
Cape Verde, which recorded 22 suspected cases of Zika in the first week of March alone, has reported its first case of microcephaly.
With the help of new technologies, global health organisations aim to eliminate malaria in Africa in the next 15 years.
Health authorities say the visitor diagnosed with the mosquito-spread virus has recovered and there is minimal likelihood of a local outbreak.
Vaccines take centre stage in times of crisis but outside of public health emergencies they do not always get the attention they deserve.
“We can use the technologies from other flaviviruses to get the product made by the end of 2016”
The National Health Laboratory Services finally admitted to a bottleneck last week, after denying there were any issues since April. According to the service, the backlog of 80 000 tests started in the first week of May
The order of unconstitutionality has been suspended for two weeks