The U.S. Senate advanced $1.1 billion in emergency funding to combat Zika virus.
The dual protect condoms claim to give protection via the lubricant that contains an antiviral agent that counteracts viruses that cause infections.
Against the desired amount by the Obama administration, the house passed the bill of only $622 Million.
Scientists in the US have cloned the Zika virus, saying that this could help speed up the development of vaccines.
A case of Zika-related microcephaly has been confirmed in Puerto Rico, according to the Puerto Rico Department of Health.
A public health expert urges to postpone or move the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro to prevent a “full-blown global disaster” following the Zika outbreak in Brazil.
Natural Cycles, the world's leading fertility app, is planning to donate one million free subscriptions, costing more than $25 million, to women living in Brazil.
The maps identified the "suitable" areas of mosquitoes survival to predict where the infection-carrying misquitoes are likely to survive.
Puerto Rican health officials confirm the first death related to the Zika virus. The island nation is currently experiencing the worst Zika outbreak in all of the U.S. and its territories.
As the coming summer weather becomes more attractive to mosquitoes, Americans should prepare for possible local Zika outbreaks as the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease said that it is very likely.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed that the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus in the U.S. resulted from unprotected sex.
After being linked to a couple of disorders, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has now officially confirmed that Zika virus can cause a rare birth defect called microcephaly.
"Practice safe sex," said the World Health Organization (WHO) in a recently released travel and health advisory. The advisory was released to educate authorities, medical practitioners and travelers on safety measures to prevent the spread of Zika virus.
In a press conference, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that the Zika virus seems to be scarier than what they initially thought. This is after a Brazilian team of scientists discovered that it is possible for the Zika virus to trigger an immune attack on the central nervous system of adults.