We investigate whether GM mosquitoes created in labs can be the new hope in the fight against malaria, Zika and dengue.
Singapore29 Aug 2016 04:17 GMT
Singapore expects more cases to be identified as dozens of people, mostly foreign construction workers, test positive.
Health20 Aug 2016 07:46 GMT
Pregnant women told to avoid tourist area as Florida confirms five new cases of virus spread primarily via mosquitoes.
United States13 Aug 2016 08:39 GMT
Move following report of 1,914 new cases in the past week will allow territory access to federal funds and personnel.
Sport08 Aug 2016 23:05 GMT
Uniforms that cover athletes from neck to toe and Zika-free condoms among methods used in Rio.
Health02 Aug 2016 05:26 GMT
Pregnant women advised to avoid busy district as barrier protection during sex is urged to limit risk of transmission.
United States30 Jul 2016 07:59 GMT
Florida yet to invite dedicated team to probe outbreak of virus which appears to pose greatest risk to pregnant women.
Health30 Jul 2016 07:56 GMT
Thousands of people in Central and South America and the Caribbean are infected with the Zika virus.
Zika virus28 May 2016 08:30 GMT
Public health agency says cancelling or moving the Olympic Games will "not significantly alter the spread of the virus".
Zika virus14 Apr 2016 11:53 GMT
After WHO's comments, CDC experts now say there is no doubt the virus causes microcephaly and other serious defects.
Zika virus13 Apr 2016 08:03 GMT
Microcephaly epidemic highlights the inequality experienced by low income communities and women.
Health09 Mar 2016 01:22 GMT
Statement by WHO comes amid "increasing evidence" virus to blame for surge in birth defects and neurological problems.
Health08 Mar 2016 00:27 GMT
Americans are working with local officials in Paraiba to find possible link between virus and microcephaly in babies.
Health01 Mar 2016 07:48 GMT
Researchers say evidence links Zika virus to spike in cases of severe neurological disorder characterised by paralysis.
Zika virus24 Feb 2016 06:33 GMT
Health officials investigating possible sexual transmission of 14 new cases of disease usually spread by mosquitoes.
Health20 Feb 2016 10:32 GMT
Abstinence-only curriculum in some Texas schools may be challenged in wake of new sexually transmitted Zika virus cases.
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