U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell will visit Cuba on Oct. 20-22 to expand bilateral cooperation and attend a regional meeting on Zika hosted by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the island's foreign ministry announced on Tuesday.
The U.S. government on Thursday issued Zika virus-related special travel considerations for Southeast Asia, recommending pregnant women should consider postponing nonessential travel to 11 countries in this region.
The Philippine health department reported on Monday three new cases of Zika virus, bringing to 12 the total number of locally-transmitted Zika virus cases in the Philippines this year.
The Health Ministry on Tuesday (Sept 13) reported two more cases of locally transmitted Zika infections in the central Philippine city of Iloilo, 600km south of the capital Manila.
Thailand has recorded about 200 cases of Zika since January, the health ministry said on Tuesday, making it a country with one of the highest numbers of confirmed cases in the region.
China's top health authority said on Thursday there is no sign of spread of Zika virus on the Chinese mainland and a contingency plan involving 18 central government organizations was set up to cope with the disease.
A bipartisan coalition of Florida politicians has urged the United States government to step up efforts to fight Zika, including sanctioning the emergency use of genetically engineered mosquitoes to battle the disease.
Zika virus infection in pregnancy is "the most likely explanation" behind congenital brain abnormalities in babies including microcephaly, the World Health Organization says. Another study also describes the effect of Zika virus infection in the eyes of mouse fetuses, newborns and adults.
Malaysia's health ministry said on Wednesday they have detected a new case of Zika virus in a pregnant woman living in Johor Baru, which borders Singapore, bringing the total outbreak in the country to three.
Malaysia on Wednesday (Sept 7) reported its first case of Zika infection in a pregnant woman, whose husband works in Singapore.
China has announced a number of measures to boost the confidence of capital market investors on Sunday, including cutting the stamp tax on securities trading and tempor
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa won a second term in office, election officials said Saturday.Mnangagwa, 80, won 52.6 percent of the ballots against 44 percent
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About 5,000 people gathered in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Sunday to protest against a new type of identity card to be introduced later this month, polic
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