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Sperm Donations In Florida May Contain Zika Virus

Sperm donations that hail from three different Florida counties may possibly contain the Zika virus, said the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (the...

South Korea confirms first Zika case

Months after South Korea's fatal MERS outbreak, the country announces its first Zika virus case By Alex JensenSEOUL – A man in his...

Zika virus spreads in Cuba

Local media report young Cuban woman the first to be locally infected with virusHAVANA, Cuba – Cuban media are reporting that 21-year-old woman...

Philippines reports 1st Zika virus case since 2012

Department of health secretary says American woman contracted virus while visiting archipelago in January By Roy RamosZAMBOANGA CITY, the Philippines – The Philippines...

Dominican doctors, heath care workers threaten strike

Threat of job action comes amid Zika virus outbreakBy Senabri Silvestre SANTO DOMINGO, Dom. Rep - The Dominican Medical Association (CDM) on Monday...

CARICOM announces steps to stop Zika spread

Measures include reducing taxes on essential health supplies until epidemic ends By Senabri Silvestre SANTO DOMINGO, Dom. Rep. -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Thursday...

Central America ramps up fight against Zika virus

Governments confirm new cases, begin massive fumigation campaignsBy Sandra Cuffe RIVAS, Nicaragua - Health officials in El Salvador are meeting Monday with World...

WHO estimates ‘3 to 4 million’ Zika cases over 12 months

‘The level of concern is high, as is the level of uncertainty. Questions abound. We need to get some answers quickly,’ WHO chief Chan...

Honduras, El Salvador ask women to delay pregnancies

Mosquito-transmitted Zika virus linked to birth defects By Sandra CuffeRIVAS, Nicaragua - Women in a pair of Central American countries are being advised...