Category: Health and Fitness

  • Zika virus: your questions answered

    Posted On: April 4, 2016

    Just how prevalent is Microcephaly in Zika affected countries? This is difficult to determine as the definition and use of the term is not consistent. Diagnosis of microcephaly can occur any time from second trimester to delivery. Also data collection on birth defects is collected in different ways. It is expected that, as the Zika […]..

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  • Zika virus – current status

    Posted On: February 15, 2016

    The Zika virus outbreak has caught the world’s attention specifically the chances of developing fetal microcephaly in pregnant women infected by the virus. The Zika virus comes from the family of Flavivirus’s and until very recently was thought to be mosquito born by a very specific type of mosquito called Aedes aegypti which can be found […]..

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