Jan 29, 2016

Tropical Asia braces for Zika virus; Thailand appears clear

Tropical Southeast Asian countries said on Friday they were bracing for the mosquito-borne Zika virus, with Malaysia saying it could “spread quickly” if introduced, but Thailand appeared to be bucking the trend with just a handful of cases a year. Zika, linked to severe ...

Zika sexual transmission possible, two cases indicate

Jan 29, 2016

Zika sexual transmission possible, two cases indicate

As global health experts scramble to understand how the Zika virus spreads and may lead to birth defects, two cases suggest it may be transmitted through sex, not just mosquitoes. In a conference call with reporters Thursday, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...