Singapore confirms 41 cases of locally transmitted Zika virus
Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of locally transmitted Zika virus, mostly among foreign construction workers, and said it expected more cases to be identified.
By Reuters | 4 years ago
ZIKA PROTECTION: Sevens rugby team are all protected
The sevens rugby team is all ready for the much-talked-about Zika virus as they came all the way from Nairobi with a guard from the mosquito bites.
Tony Owori | 5 years ago
Jul 18, 2016
OLYMPICS: Golfers skip because of money
The head of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics says the world’s top four male golfers have withdrawn from the games because there is no money to be won — not because of the Zika virus.
Jun 26, 2016
Jamaican sprinter Kemar Bailey-Cole reveals Zika blow
Jamaican sprinter Kemar Bailey-Cole revealed he had recently contracted the Zika virus but still plans to run in next week's Olympic trials, it was reported here Saturday.
Jun 23, 2016
Antibodies found which 'neutralise' Zika virus
European scientists announced Thursday they had discovered antibodies which attack Zika, a step they hope will pave the way for a protective vaccine against the brain-damaging virus.
May 11, 2016
Doctors warn Athletes ahead of Rio Olympics
Report from Harvard Public Health Review, written by Dr. Amir Attaran has warned that holding Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro could lead to a “full-blown global health disaster”.
By Game Yetu
May 11, 2016
Zika virus: An emerging threat
Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) received funds from UK’s Medical Research Council Zika Rapid Response Initiative in March 2016 for a study to establish presence of the Zika virus in Kenya and other East African countries.
By Gardy Chacha
May 06, 2016
Spain reports first case of Zika-related microcephaly
Spanish health authorities said they had detected the country's first known case of the microcephaly birth defect in the foetus of a pregnant woman infected with the Zika virus.
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