Zika

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According to The Houston Chronicle, Texas reported its first likely locally-transmitted case of the Zika virus yesterday (November 28th), with someone infected from a mosquito bite within the state. Florida had previously been the only U.S. state with locally-transmitted cases of the mosquito-borne disease. Health officials say that the woman who was infected in Texas […]

The rapper broke the news on his Instagram to inform fans that he wouldn't be making an appearance at Toronto's OVO Fest, in lieu of recovery.

Many American professional athletes have opted to skip the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, due to the rising fears surrounding the Zika virus. According to USA Today, tennis powerhouse Serena Williams said she thinks it's “sad” that so many athletes are missing out on the opportunity.

Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with OBGYN Dr. Drai about the sexually transmitted Zika virus, lack of insurance for pleasurable sex and what happens to your vagina when you stop having sex. The differences between male and female Viagra: “Viagra costs $10 for men and for women it’s about $1000. Women have to take […]

The woman, who asked to remain unidentified, delivered by cesarean section Tuesday at Hackensack University Medical Center. She is visiting from Honduras.

The White House is pressuring Congress to pass a $1.9 billion bill to provide emergency funding for Zika.

Raising alarm, scientists in Brazil show that a more common mosquito can carry the Zika virus. But it's undetermined if the species can transmit the virus to humans.

Bobby Brown and his wife Alicia Etheredge are reportedly expecting a new bundle of joy. According to a close source Etheredge, who tied the knot with Brown back in 2012, is carrying the couple’s third child.

About a dozen Black NYPD officers filed a lawsuit against their department claiming they were pressured to implement racism in their practices.

The virus travels through Aedes mosquitos, which are common in all nations in the Western Hemisphere with the exception of Canada and Chile.

The World Health Organization says that Zika, a potentially deadly virus that causes small heads and developmental delays in infants, is expected to spread to all but two countries in North, Central and South America.