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# zika-virus - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Several people have been diagnosed with the Zika virus in the North
# Microcephaly
# Microcephaly

Several people have been diagnosed with the Zika virus in the North

Sep 14th 2016, 2:51 PM 29,243 Views 14 Comments

A person was treated as recently as last week, the BBC has reported.

# zika-virus - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Pregnant women travelling to Florida may wish to reconsider journey, says expert
# Zika Virus
# Zika Virus

Pregnant women travelling to Florida may wish to reconsider journey, says expert

Aug 2nd 2016, 11:23 AM 10,399 Views 16 Comments

Tropical disease specialist Siobhan Grehan advises that only pregnant women and those planning to conceive should be concerned.

# zika-virus - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Mosquitoes in Florida may now be spreading the Zika virus
# Reaching America
# Reaching America

Mosquitoes in Florida may now be spreading the Zika virus

Jul 27th 2016, 10:05 PM 21,295 Views 20 Comments

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

# zika-virus - Monday 25 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 25th 2016, 5:12 PM 50,480 Views 48 Comments

An aborted foetus in Slovenia also had microcephaly.

# zika-virus - Friday 15 July, 2016

'I'd blame his PR team for talking shite': Paddy Barnes on McIlroy's Olympics no-show
# Pull No Punches
From The42
# Pull No Punches

'I'd blame his PR team for talking shite': Paddy Barnes on McIlroy's Olympics no-show

Jul 15th 2016, 3:00 PM 27,855 Views 60 Comments

Paddy Barnes isn’t happy with Rory McIlroy’s recent comments.

# zika-virus - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Zika health emergency declared across half of Peru
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Zika health emergency declared across half of Peru

Jul 14th 2016, 8:15 AM 16,478 Views 10 Comments

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

# zika-virus - Monday 11 July, 2016

Harrington, Power and Maguire to represent Ireland in Rio
# Brazil Bound
From The42
# Brazil Bound

Harrington, Power and Maguire to represent Ireland in Rio

Jul 11th 2016, 9:30 PM 22,958 Views 25 Comments

Stephanie Meadow has also made the women’s reserve list for Brazil.

# zika-virus - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

'This might be my one and only chance' - Harrington ready to answer Ireland's call in Rio
# Proud Paddy
From The42
# Proud Paddy

'This might be my one and only chance' - Harrington ready to answer Ireland's call in Rio

Jun 29th 2016, 9:14 AM 20,916 Views 28 Comments

As it stands, Harrington and Seamus Power will be Ireland’s representatives at the Olympics.

# zika-virus - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Rory isn't willing to take the risk, but just how big a problem is the Zika virus?
# Birth Defects
# Birth Defects

Rory isn't willing to take the risk, but just how big a problem is the Zika virus?

Jun 22nd 2016, 2:53 PM 20,658 Views 59 Comments

Couples hoping to have a baby are being told to hold off for two-to-six months after travelling to infected areas.

# zika-virus - Friday 10 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 10th 2016, 10:05 PM 11,802 Views 22 Comments

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

# zika-virus - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Olympic long jump champion freezes sperm over Zika fears
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

Olympic long jump champion freezes sperm over Zika fears

Jun 8th 2016, 1:45 PM 20,324 Views 14 Comments

Greg Rutherford’s girlfriend says she won’t be accompanying him to Brazil.

# zika-virus - Monday 6 June, 2016

Steph Curry is skipping the 2016 Rio Olympics
# No Dream Team
From The42
# No Dream Team

Steph Curry is skipping the 2016 Rio Olympics

Jun 6th 2016, 7:19 PM 7,268 Views 1 Comment

The Warriors’ talisman is going to sit this one out..

# zika-virus - Saturday 21 May, 2016

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

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

May 21st 2016, 1:33 PM 11,882 Views 16 Comments

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

# zika-virus - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

WHO: Zika virus likely to hit Europe this summer
# Risk Assessment
# Risk Assessment

WHO: Zika virus likely to hit Europe this summer

May 18th 2016, 10:12 PM 26,781 Views 41 Comments

WHO said there was a “low to moderate” risk of an outbreak in Europe during late spring and summer.

# zika-virus - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Brazil Olympics to go ahead despite warnings it will mean avoidable births of malformed babies
# Rio De Janeiro
# Rio De Janeiro

Brazil Olympics to go ahead despite warnings it will mean avoidable births of malformed babies

May 12th 2016, 7:36 AM 20,517 Views 19 Comments

A health expert has called for the event to be moved or postponed because of the virus.

# zika-virus - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Marc Leishman rules himself out of Olympics due to Zika virus concerns
# Family Man
From The42
# Family Man

Marc Leishman rules himself out of Olympics due to Zika virus concerns

May 5th 2016, 4:50 PM 3,840 Views 24 Comments

The Australian has chosen not to compete after his wife’s health scare last year.

# zika-virus - Saturday 27 February, 2016

First sexually transmitted case of Zika virus in Europe recorded
# France
# France

First sexually transmitted case of Zika virus in Europe recorded

Feb 27th 2016, 8:01 PM 15,631 Views 10 Comments

French authorities announced the case earlier today.

# zika-virus - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Woman with confirmed case of Zika gives birth to healthy baby in Mexico
# Microephaly
# Microephaly

Woman with confirmed case of Zika gives birth to healthy baby in Mexico

Feb 20th 2016, 4:32 PM 22,608 Views 7 Comments

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
# Colombia
# Colombia

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

Feb 20th 2016, 7:45 AM 13,516 Views 5 Comments

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

# zika-virus - Sunday 7 February, 2016

'The boy would scream uncontrollably' - Photographer describes time with 'bucket baby' in Brazil
# Zika Virus
# Zika Virus

'The boy would scream uncontrollably' - Photographer describes time with 'bucket baby' in Brazil

Feb 7th 2016, 8:45 AM 39,656 Views 44 Comments

Felipe Dana spent time with Solange Ferreira and her baby boy Jose, who was born with an abnormally small head.

# zika-virus - Monday 1 February, 2016

WHO declares Zika virus an international emergency
# Public Health
# Public Health

WHO declares Zika virus an international emergency

Feb 1st 2016, 6:52 PM 14,672 Views 30 Comments

The organisation made the announcement this evening.

# zika-virus - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Zika virus spreading into Europe as Danish national tests positive
# In Europe
# In Europe

Zika virus spreading into Europe as Danish national tests positive

Jan 27th 2016, 8:12 AM 24,414 Views 22 Comments

The man is currently being treated in the city of Aarhus.

# zika-virus - Friday 22 January, 2016

Zika virus: Travel warning issued for pregnant Irish women
# Birth Defects
# Birth Defects

Zika virus: Travel warning issued for pregnant Irish women

Jan 22nd 2016, 9:54 PM 28,260 Views 5 Comments

A total of 19 countries are covered by the warning.