Pregnant women in Miami can undergo a free test for the Zika virus.

The Florida Department of Health has opened a second clinic in Miami where pregnant women can get screened for the Zika virus free of charge. The facility, called West Perrine Health Center, is located at 18255 Homestead Avenue. In addition, free tests can be taken in ...

Zika virus infection zone in Miami Beach has tripled

Miami Beach's Zika virus infection zone has tripled and now covers two-thirds of the city. Governor Rick Scott announced this late on Friday, September 3, writes the Maiami Herald. Currently, the area of ​​active transmission of the virus ...

The US Senate is close to adopting a bill to finance the fight against Zika

Senior senators said Thursday that the main obstacle that prevents a compromise on a $ 1,1 billion bill to tackle the Zika virus could be removed soon. On Tuesday, a vote on the Republican-proposed bill was blocked by Democrats ...

Mosquitoes in Miami Beach spread the Zika virus

Mosquitoes from South Beach, Florida have been shown to carry the Zika virus. This was announced on Thursday by the Department of Agriculture. The tests carried out provide the first convincing evidence that insects in the United States carry the virus. The Florida Department of Health reported ...

Zika virus reaches Miami Beach - sources

Florida health officials reported the spread of the Zika virus in Miami Beach on Thursday, according to sources in the Miami Herald. Previously, foci of infection were identified in the Wynwood area of ​​downtown Miami. Official information from the state health department has not yet been received, ...

New York authorities intensify fight against Zika virus

The US authorities have stepped up the fight against the spread of the Zika virus. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced that the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens will be treated with larvicides for the sixth time this year on August 8, 9 and 10 ...

40 states and territories will get money to fight the Zika virus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) system is committing more than $ 16 million to forty states and territories to combat the effects of the Zika virus. These funds will be channeled to local health departments to establish information collection systems, which in turn will enable ...

14 Zika virus infection detected in Miami

Due to newly identified cases of Zika virus infection in Miami-Dade County, Florida, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning, especially for pregnant women and those who are just planning a pregnancy: they are advised to refrain ...

Scientists call to move the Olympics-2016 because of the virus Zika

More than a hundred eminent scientists from around the world signed an open letter to the World Health Organization (WHO) calling for the postponement or postponement of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro due to the Zika epidemic. Among them are specialists from Harvard and Yale Universities. “Will be exposed to unjustified risks ...

Zika virus: American scientists confirm connection with birth defects

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it found evidence that the Zika virus is the leading cause of birth defects reported in Brazil and several other countries. The director of the federal agency, which is a division of the US Department of Health, Thomas Frieden calls ...

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