University of Pennsylvania engineers developed a new rapid, low-cost diagnostic tool able to detect the presence of Zika viru through a patient's saliva sample.
Officials in Florida reported the state’s first case of Zika-related birth defect.
The latest findings on the Zika virus and its link to defects in babies was among the topics discussed at the Teratology Society's Annual Meeting, during a Special Report session on June 29.
Two new experimental vaccines against Zika virus shows potential in a preclinical trial involving mice.
Jamaican track and field athlete and Olympic gold medalist Kemar Bailey Cole, has announced that he wants to pursue the trial for the Jamaica's 2016 olympic team despite being tested positive for Zika virus.
A new study revealed an increased of abortion request in Latin American countries following the issuance of health warnings urging women to avoid getting pregnant due to the effects of Zika virus to newborns.
The first experimental Zika vaccine is now ready for early-stage human trials, health officials declare.
Three babies with Zika-linked birth defects, including microcephaly, have been born in the U.S.
Zika-infected pregnant women are at risk of giving birth to babies with microcephaly birth defect even if they don’t have symptoms of the disease.
Scientists have developed a model that can predict zoonotic diseases, such as Zika and Ebola, based on changes in the environment.
A researcher infected herself with Zika virus after being accidentally pricked with a needle while doing an experiment.
Scientists warn that the mosquito-borne virus may be transmitted by oral sex, or even kissing.
A baby with Zika-related microcephaly was born in New Jersey, a first for the New York tri-state. The mother contracted the Zika virus during a trip to Honduras.
WHO Director-General Margaret Chan isn't too happy with how countries have taken the warning against epidemics.