Zika

Top 3 Most Effective Bug Sprays to Protect Your Family from the Zika Virus

By Tiare Dunlap of people.com With public health officials warning that mosquitos carrying the Zika virus could infect Americans as early as next month, preventing mosquito bites at home should be at the top of every summer to-do list. So how can you protect yourself and your family? According to new research...
U.S. Launches Early Trial of Zika Vaccine

by healthday.com A potential vaccine for the Zika virus has entered early clinical trials to assess its safety in humans, U.S. health officials announced Wednesday. The DNA-based vaccine contains genetic pieces of the Zika virus. It is intended to promote an immune response that would protect against the mosquito-borne virus that...
IBM Announces Magic Bullet To Zap All Kinds of Killer Viruses

by Sean Captain of fastcompany.com Soon your bathroom might have antimicrobial soap that doesn't just kill bacteria, but also wipes out Ebola, Zika, dengue, or herpes. That's the promise of a new chemical just announced by IBM and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) in Singapore. Such a...
U.S. Health Officials Expect Significant Zika Cases in Puerto Rico, Other Territories

By Stephanie Armour of wsj.com Federal health officials on Wednesday said the U.S. can expect to see a significant number of Zika cases in Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories where the mosquito that spreads it is likely to appear. On the U.S....
Zika Virus

by Gillian Mohney & Clark Schultz The spread of the Zika virus in the Americas could have an impact on the cruise line sector. Royal Caribbean, Carnival, and Norwegian Cruise Line have already gotten in front of the development by announcing that pregnant women can reschedule cruises to destinations...