Zika Virus May Cause More Birth Defects Than Microcephaly, According To New Study

Zika virus horror stories have already started pouring out of South America and the Caribbean. Many women who were pregnant when infected with the Zika virus began giving birth to babies with microcephaly, or smaller than usual heads. The smaller…

Zika Virus: World Health Organization Just Weeks Away from Test, Vaccine Still at Least 18 Months Away

The Zika virus has spread rapidly, with several cases now reported in the United States. The most dangerous to unborn babies, the Zika virus has instilled fear in pregnant women in countries affected by the disease, as well as in…

Hope Solo: Zika Virus Has Soccer Star Considering Skipping the Olympics

Hope Solo is thinking of skipping the Olympics. The Olympic goalkeeper has concerns about contracting the Zika virus, and doesn’t want to jeopardize any future pregnancies. The 2016 Summer Olympics are scheduled for August 5-21 in Brazil, where the Zika…

Zika Virus: 36 People in U.S. Diagnosed, Four of Them Pregnant Women

The Zika virus has made its way to the United States, with 36 people currently diagnosed with the disease. Four of the 36 are pregnant women, with the risk factor being the highest for them. ABC News reports that the…

Zika Virus Threatens The U.S., Women Warned Not To Get Pregnant

The tropical Zika virus is expecteded to spread in the U.S. and the Americas – with the exception of Canada and Chile – according to a statement released by the World Health Organization (WHO). Researchers have found out that the…

Zika Virus Found in 20 Latin American Countries and Samoa

The Zika virus, which may cause a birth defect called microcephaly, has been found in 20 Latin American countries as well as the south Paciific country of Samoa. Carried by mosquitoes, doctors and researchers fear it will spread even further.…