Showing posts with label mosquito-transmitted. Show all posts
Showing posts with label mosquito-transmitted. Show all posts

Friday, September 02, 2016

First mosquitoes carrying Zika detected in US

Tests have found the Zika virus in mosquitoes from Miami, the first detected on continental United States, confirming local transmission of the disease, the Florida authorities said.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

More than 150 killed in Angola yellow fever outbreak

A yellow fever epidemic has killed 158 people in Angola, with more than 50 deaths occurring last month alone, the World Health Organization officials have said.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

UN health agency warns El Niño may increase breeding grounds for mosquitoes spreading Zika

The above-average rainfall caused by El Niño that is expected in parts of South America until May could cause floods and increases in diseases spread by mosquitoes, including malaria and the Zika virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

US adds four destinations to travel alert over Zika virus

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday added four destinations to its travel alert over Zika, a mosquito-borne virus believed to cause birth defects.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Record temperatures linked to rise in mosquito-borne viruses

Rising temperatures will lead to increases in mosquito-borne viruses such as the Zika virus, Janos Pasztor, UN assistant secretary-general on climate change, said at a press conference Friday.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Zika Virus Reported in Bolivia and Guadeloupe

Authorities reported local transmission of the Zika virus in Bolivia and Guadeloupe. Two weeks ago, there was a report about an imported Zika infection in Bolivia in a traveler to Brazil. The Bolivian health ministry is now reporting that aside from the three imported cases in Santa Cruz, a locally transmitted case was detected in the town of Portachuelo.

EL News