Zika Politics Touch on Women’s, Abortion, and Disability Rights

Zika Politics Touch on Women’s, Abortion, and Disability Rights

Besides worries about the Zika virus as a health care issue, the highly indicated connection between the disease and birth defects is raising countless issues. The Zika links to microcephaly, babies with abnormally small heads and underdeveloped brains, is touching on the politics of abortion, blood donation, disability and women’s rights in many countries. An […]

Scrambling to Deal With Zika and Mosquitos

Scrambling to Deal With Zika and Mosquitos

It is man versus mosquito. For centuries, mosquito-born illnesses have plagued mankind, but none have gone from a little known, not serious virus to a potential worldwide health crisis as fast as Zika. As the virus spreads rapidly through the Americas, public health officials and pharmaceutical companies that make vaccines are scrambling to stay to […]

Zika Unlike Other Viruses That Spread Fear

Zika Unlike Other Viruses That Spread Fear

Odds are that those reading this article had never heard of the Zika virus a few months ago even though the obscure mosquito-borne disease has been around for nearly 70 years. But the disease is running rampant in Latin America, now being found in the U.S. and is blamed for creating thousands of children with […]