Elmo and White House Spreading Concern About Zika

Elmo and White House Spreading Concern About Zika

  The World Health Organization (WHO), Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), infectious disease experts and public health officials throughout the Americas are united in an unprecedented worldwide effort to stop the Zika virus epidemic, which has no treatment or vaccine. In the latest efforts toward educating the public […]

A Two-Month Zika Timeline

A Two-Month Zika Timeline

Zika has gone from a largely unknown virus affecting people in Brazil to a worldwide health crisis that could be affecting millions before it is under control and a cure or vaccine is found, all in a short two-month timeline. People who think they are safe because they do not plan to get pregnant (or […]

World Health Organization to Blame for the Zika and Ebola Virus?

World Health Organization to Blame for the Zika and Ebola Virus?

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus a public health emergency on Feb. 1, 2016. This red flag against the mosquito-borne pathogen is aimed at mobilizing resources to eradicate the virus, which has been linked to birth defects and neurological ailments across Latin America. With over four million people at risk of becoming […]

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