Tag: Zika

Diseases spread by ticks, fleas and mosquitos on the rise – CDC Video

Diseases spread by ticks, fleas and mosquitos on the rise – CDC Video

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of reported cases of disease from mosquito, tick, and flea bites has more than tripled.

May 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Even infants who appear normal may have Zika brain damage, study

Even infants who appear normal may have Zika brain damage, study

Zika virus may cause significant damage to the fetal brain even when the baby’s head size is normal, according to a new animal study led by researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. The damage, which can be difficult to detect even with sophisticated brain scans, may also occur in children infected during early childhood and adolescence, the researchers warn.

March 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Zika may cause brain damage in fetuses that is not detected with standard screening, study

Zika may cause brain damage in fetuses that is not detected with standard screening, study

The Zika virus may cause significant damage to the fetal brain even when the baby’s head size is normal, according to a new study. The damage, which can be difficult to detect even with sophisticated brain scans, may also occur in children infected during early childhood and adolescence, the researchers warn.

February 5, 2018 | By | Reply More