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# zika - Friday 12 May, 2017

After a year of fighting the virus, Brazil calls off Zika emergency

In January to April this year, there had been 7,911 Zika cases, down 95% on the same period in 2016.

# zika - Friday 2 September, 2016

Asian and African countries face Zika risk due to high volume of people travelling there

The World Health Organisation has declared the virus a global public health emergency.

# zika - Friday 19 August, 2016

Zika: Five new cases in tourist hotspot Miami Beach

Florida’s Health Department said five individuals had been infected by local Zika transmission in a section of Miami Beach, less than 100 miles south of the home of golfer Rory McIlroy.

# zika - Friday 12 August, 2016

From The42 Golfers who showed up humbled by those who fought to be here Rio 2016

Golfers who showed up humbled by those who fought to be here

“And then she tells us she’s a doctor as well. It’s like, ‘You’ve gotta be kidding’ – and that’s what I mean by humbling.”

# zika - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From The42 Padraig Harrington: 'There were a lot of sheep... they kept just following each other out the door' Rio 2016

Padraig Harrington: 'There were a lot of sheep... they kept just following each other out the door'

The Irish professional golfer, and now Olympian, is not impressed that some of his sport’s best turned down the opportunity to be in Rio this week.

# zika - Monday 1 August, 2016

Pregnant women warned to stay away from this Miami neighbourhood as Zika spreads

The virus is being spread by mosquitoes there. Pregnant women living there are told to abstain or use barrier protection during sex.

# zika - Friday 29 July, 2016

First American-born cases of Zika confirmed in Florida

Other cases have been linked to travel.

# zika - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Mosquitoes in Florida may now be spreading the Zika virus

Four new US cases are not linked to travel and health officials are looking at whether it’s down to mosquitoes.

# zika - Monday 25 July, 2016

First baby born in Europe with Zika-linked microcephaly born in Spain

An aborted foetus in Slovenia also had microcephaly.

# zika - Saturday 16 July, 2016

From The42 Zika virus threat claims more Olympians as tennis stars begin to pull out of Rio Unavailable

Zika virus threat claims more Olympians as tennis stars begin to pull out of Rio

The US Open is due to start two weeks after the Olympics.

# zika - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Zika health emergency declared across half of Peru

102 people have been infected with the virus in Peru – including 34 pregnant women.

# zika - Friday 10 June, 2016

Brazil's health minister says "less than one tourist will be infected" with Zika virus

There is growing international worry over the virus due to the Olympic games being held in Brazil this summer.

# zika - Thursday 2 June, 2016

No tender issued yet to seek company to set up Citizens' Assembly on Eighth Amendment

No move – despite the self-imposed August deadline of the government.

# zika - Saturday 28 May, 2016

The Olympics won't be moved - despite doctors' saying it could cause a Zika epidemic

Nearly 1,300 babies have been born in Brazil with the irreversible defect.

# zika - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Rory McIlroy could snub the Olympics due to Zika fears

However, as of now, he says he’s going.

# zika - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Obama is not impressed that he hasn't been given €1 billion to fight Zika

The House and Senate have advanced bills to fight the virus.

# zika - Friday 25 March, 2016

From The42 Brazil to launch anti-Zika app for this year’s Olympics in Rio Going Viral

Brazil to launch anti-Zika app for this year’s Olympics in Rio

The country has registered 1.5 million cases of the virus since detecting the outbreak last year.

# zika - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Doctors say upsurge in sometimes fatal paralysis condition may be linked to Zika

Cases of Guillain-Barre are on the rise in the countries hardest hit by the virus.

# zika - Saturday 6 February, 2016

How many cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in Ireland? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: How much money did Irish tech SMEs raise last year?

Warnings Zika virus can make even kissing dangerous Rio

Warnings Zika virus can make even kissing dangerous

The growing alarm over Zika comes as one million tourists are expected to join millions of locals at parties and parades in Rio.

# zika - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Irish men told to wear condom during sex on return from Zika-affected countries

The HSE confirmed last night that two adults in Ireland had been infected with Zika.

# zika - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

HSE confirms two cases of the Zika virus in Ireland

Neither case is at risk of pregnancy.

From The42 Brazil urges pregnant women to avoid 2016 Olympics Warning

Brazil urges pregnant women to avoid 2016 Olympics

The World Health Organisation has declared an emergency over a mosquito-borne virus.

# zika - Friday 22 January, 2016

Zika virus: Travel warning issued for pregnant Irish women

A total of 19 countries are covered by the warning.

What you need to know about the 'brain-shrinking' virus now appearing in the US

The Zika virus is thought to be behind a disturbing rise in the number of babies being born with underdeveloped brains in Brazil.

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