Rio Grande Valley, the southernmost tip of Texas, remains part of the state that's most at risk for Zika because of its proximity to Mexico and the presence of Zika-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in the region.
The new vaccine, developed by investigators from the University of Pennsylvania, has a consistent 100-percent success rate at protecting mice and monkeys from the virus.
An emerging research from Michigan State University made the shocking discovery that Campylobacter jejuni, a common bacteria that has been identified to trigger Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GB) in people, can still thrive in chicken that has not been cooked based on the required minimum internal temperature.
The government of South Korea has confirmed that a new case of Zika virus infection has hit the country. The Asian country now has already reported a total of 16 cases of the infection since its first confirmed case back in March of this year.
Associate Professor Lok Shee-Mei and her team at the Emerging Infectious Disease Programme of Duke-NUS further explored the previously discovered C10, which is believed by most experts as the most potent antibody that can neutralize the Zika virus.
New study reveals a breakthrough discovery that could possibly help put an end to mosquito-borne diseases in continents as big as Africa.
The answer to mosquito-borne illnesses? Perhaps even more mosquitoes.
On a research published by the American Society for Microbiology in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, a group of experts were able to create models showing potential compounds that can inhibit Chikungunya virus protease' activities.
Researchers present new evidence to support link between zika virus and Guillain-Barre syndrome.
The FDA has expanded the emergency use authorization for Hologic’s Zika virus assay to be used with urine samples.
For so long, the world’s seas have gotten the brunt of the heat – literally. Climate change has heated the ocean to dangerously high temperatures and a recent analysis compiled by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) listed the disastrous consequences to come, from super storms to change in marine life behavior.
Neurotoxins sprayed in a town in South Carolina to kill Zika-carrying mosquitoes exterminate milllions of bees.
Scientists have discovered that Zika virus could also cause sensory polyneuropathy in adults.
Health authorities warn that the Gulf Coast states are increasingly at risk of a Zika virus outbreak.