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# zika virus

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Several people have been diagnosed with the Zika virus in the North
A person was treated as recently as last week, the BBC has reported.
Pregnant women travelling to Florida may wish to reconsider journey, says expert
Tropical disease specialist Siobhan Grehan advises that only pregnant women and those planning to conceive should be concerned.
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.
First baby born in Europe with Zika-linked microcephaly born in Spain
An aborted foetus in Slovenia also had microcephaly.
'I'd blame his PR team for talking shite': Paddy Barnes on McIlroy's Olympics no-show
Paddy Barnes isn’t happy with Rory McIlroy’s recent comments.
Zika health emergency declared across half of Peru
102 people have been infected with the virus in Peru – including 34 pregnant women.
Harrington, Power and Maguire to represent Ireland in Rio
Stephanie Meadow has also made the women’s reserve list for Brazil.
'This might be my one and only chance' - Harrington ready to answer Ireland's call in Rio
As it stands, Harrington and Seamus Power will be Ireland’s representatives at the Olympics.
Rory isn't willing to take the risk, but just how big a problem is the Zika virus?
Couples hoping to have a baby are being told to hold off for two-to-six months after travelling to infected areas.
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.
Olympic long jump champion freezes sperm over Zika fears
Greg Rutherford’s girlfriend says she won’t be accompanying him to Brazil.
Steph Curry is skipping the 2016 Rio Olympics
The Warriors’ talisman is going to sit this one out..
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.
WHO: Zika virus likely to hit Europe this summer
WHO said there was a “low to moderate” risk of an outbreak in Europe during late spring and summer.
Brazil Olympics to go ahead despite warnings it will mean avoidable births of malformed babies
A health expert has called for the event to be moved or postponed because of the virus.
Marc Leishman rules himself out of Olympics due to Zika virus concerns
The Australian has chosen not to compete after his wife’s health scare last year.
First sexually transmitted case of Zika virus in Europe recorded
French authorities announced the case earlier today.
Woman with confirmed case of Zika gives birth to healthy baby in Mexico
The virus, which is spread by mosquitos, has been linked to microephaly.
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.
'The boy would scream uncontrollably' - Photographer describes time with 'bucket baby' in Brazil
Felipe Dana spent time with Solange Ferreira and her baby boy Jose, who was born with an abnormally small head.
WHO declares Zika virus an international emergency
The organisation made the announcement this evening.
Zika virus spreading into Europe as Danish national tests positive
The man is currently being treated in the city of Aarhus.
Zika virus: Travel warning issued for pregnant Irish women
A total of 19 countries are covered by the warning.