Health

Malaysia reports first case of Zika virus

Woman contracted disease after travelling to Singapore, where 115 people have been infected.

Malaysia reports first case of Zika virus

Singapore

Singapore confirms 41 locally transmitted Zika cases

Singapore expects more cases to be identified as dozens of people, mostly foreign construction workers, test positive.

Singapore confirms 41 locally transmitted Zika cases

Health

Zika cases prompt wider US travel warning in Miami

Pregnant women told to avoid tourist area as Florida confirms five new cases of virus spread primarily via mosquitoes.

Zika virus: US widens travel warning in Florida's Miami

United States

US declares emergency in Puerto Rico over Zika

Move following report of 1,914 new cases in the past week will allow territory access to federal funds and personnel.

US declares emergency in Puerto Rico over Zika outbreak

Sport

Olympians get creative combating Zika at Rio 2016

Uniforms that cover athletes from neck to toe and Zika-free condoms among methods used in Rio.

Rio 2016: Olympians get creative combating Zika

Health

Travel warning issued for Miami as Zika spreads

Pregnant women advised to avoid busy district as barrier protection during sex is urged to limit risk of transmission.

Zika virus: Miami neighbourhood issued travel warning

United States

US confirms first sign of local Zika virus transmission

Florida yet to invite dedicated team to probe outbreak of virus which appears to pose greatest risk to pregnant women.

Zika virus: First sign of local transmission in Florida

Health

What is the Zika virus?

Thousands of people in Central and South America and the Caribbean are infected with the Zika virus.

What is the Zika virus?

Zika virus

WHO says Zika is no reason to move Rio Olympics

Public health agency says cancelling or moving the Olympic Games will "not significantly alter the spread of the virus".

Zika virus: WHO rejects call to move Rio Olympics

Zika virus

Zika causes severe birth defects, say US officials

After WHO's comments, CDC experts now say there is no doubt the virus causes microcephaly and other serious defects.

US officials confirm Zika causes severe birth defects

Zika virus

Living with Zika in Brazil

Microcephaly epidemic highlights the inequality experienced by low income communities and women.

Living with Zika in Brazil

Health

Sexual transmission of Zika 'more common than thought'

Statement by WHO comes amid "increasing evidence" virus to blame for surge in birth defects and neurological problems.

Sexual transmission of Zika 'more common than thought'

Health

US and Brazil scientists team up for Zika fight

Americans are working with local officials in Paraiba to find possible link between virus and microcephaly in babies.

US and Brazil scientists team up for Zika fight

Health

Study shows Zika might cause Guillain-Barré syndrome

Researchers say evidence links Zika virus to spike in cases of severe neurological disorder characterised by paralysis.

Study shows Zika might cause Guillain-Barré syndrome

Zika virus

US officials probe whether Zika virus spread by sex

Health officials investigating possible sexual transmission of 14 new cases of disease usually spread by mosquitoes.

Zika 'may have been sexually-transmitted' in 14 cases