• Zika won´t stop Rio Olympic Games

    Zika virus concern is warranted, but there is not a cogent enough reason to call off the Games besides it would not feel like an Olympic year without an extended prelude of doomsaying

  • Zika is not completely death

    Zika is not completely death

    Researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases assured that the virus is still a mystery

  • WHO Director Says Zika is no Threat to Olympics

    World Health Organization specialists have been meeting with the government and the Olympic Committee to develop a plan to control the situation.

  • The Zika Virus and Latam Women’s Right to Choose

    Amid of the Zika scare, some countries have sugested their women not to get pregnant, Honduras goverment ask for this until 2018. But in Colombia and Brazil, the conversation have moed to abortion as well.

  • Mosquito vs. mosquito over the Zika virus

    Genetically modified mosquitoes are in the news for good reason: They may be our best hope for controlling the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

  • Latam's changes in health care model and Zika

    The promise and pitfalls of health care for all, but Latin America's move towards universal health care will better equip it to tackle Zika

  • Latam´s Health Ministers joined to fight Zika

    The health ministers of 14 Latin American countries agreed on Wednesday on a roadmap to fight the Zika virus, linked in Brazil to a dramatic increase of birth defects.

  • Las consecuencias del Zika en América Latina

    El virus, transmitido por el mosquito Aedes Aegypti, tiene consecuencias congénitas mediante la transmisión de la portadora al embrión. 

    El virus, transmitido por el mosquito Aedes Aegypti, tiene consecuencias congénitas mediante la transmisión de la portadora al embrión. 

  • El zika aún no está muerto

    El zika aún no está muerto

    Investigadores del Instituto Nacional de Alergias y Enfermedades Infecciosas aseguran que el virus continúa siendo un misterio

  • Changing Latin America’s culture of insular science

    The region’s scientists lament that their research is too often disconnected from the larger world. In the age of Zika, that needs to change.

  • Brazil Zika outbreak: New test kits for mosquito-borne viruses

    The Brazilian Health ministry says it's developed new testing kits to rapidly identify the presence of three viruses - Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya - all carried by the same mosquito.

  • Brazil says there is ‘almost zero’ risk of Zika during Olympics

    A small but growing number of athletes, including golfer Rory McIlroy, have canceled their trips to the Summer Olympics in Rio because of fears about the Zika epidemic.

  • Birth defects tied to Zika in Panama

    Panama has reported its first case of birth defects associated with the Zika virus, new evidence of the epidemic’s potentially dangerous effects spreading throughout the region.

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