CDC Pinpoints When Pregnant Women Are Most at Risk for Zika Virus Birth Defects
A new report from the CDC shows the risk of birth defects from the Zika virus based on what trimester pregnant women are infected.
El Niño on a warming planet may have sparked the Zika epidemic, scientists report
A new disease model produced an unusually high disease transmission potential in the tropics for the year 2015, including in Colombia and Brazil, the countries hit hardest by Zika.
In Florida, Managing Public Sentiments on GM Mosquitoes
Not everyone in Florida welcomes the use of genetically modified mosquitoes to combat Zika. Will attitudes shift if the virus starts proliferating?
Zika still an emergency, just a different kind, WHO Says
The change in status from a public health emergency of international concern to a longer-term problem is not a "downgrade" a top official said.
What’s happened to Zika? Is the outbreak in the Americas over? - Outbreak News Today
In early 2015, a mosquito borne virus that few people heard of began it’s spread through the immunologically naive population of Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2016, 5,102 cases were reported in the U.S., including 224 locally acquired. There were 36,079 cases reported in U.S. territories. So far in 2017, the numbers are down […]
Fuck Bernie Fucking Sanders
[NOTE: This post originally appeared on the Huffington Post contributor platform, though only for a few hours. :) #cantkeepanastywomandown] If you’re as sick of hearing this gaslighting bullshit as I…