Zika Virus Test Approved for Use in the United States

Zika Virus Test Approved for Use in the United States

Zika virus testing will be available in the United States. According to Reuters on April 28, 2016, Quest Diagnostics has been granted emergency approval by the Food and Drug Administration of its test for the virus. Quest Diagnostics announced that the test should be available to doctors in the United States in the coming week. […]

Birth Defects on the Rise

Birth Defects on the Rise

Recent reports shed light on this year’s clustering of birth defects. This mysterious phenomenon was reported by NBC News in rural Washington State, while new cases climb. The defect is known as anencephaly, where the baby is born with missing parts of the brain and skull bone, and has been reported to be a fatal […]