Aedes aegypti mosquito - updates

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Record yellow fever vaccination campaign in DR Congo – WHO

Sep 03, 2016 - 4:45 PM

A total of 7 7 million people in the Congolese capital are vaccinated in less than two weeks

A man gets a yellow fever vaccine during a ceremony launching a response campaign against yellow fever in the district of Kisenso, Kinshasa, on July 20, 2016.  Last month of June the Health Ministry of D.R. Congo declared a yellow fever epidemic in three provinces of the country, being a major concern the border areas and the populated city of Kinshasa. Kisenso is one of the health zones of Kinshasa and considered an area of suspected and confirmed cases of yellow fever. / AFP PHOTO / Eduardo Soteras

US ties 4 Zika cases in Florida to local mosquitoes

Jul 30, 2016 - 12:53 AM

Investigators have determined a high likelihood exists that 4 suspected non travel cases in Miami Dade and Broward County are the result of local transmission

Aedes aegypti mosquitos are seen in containers at a lab of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences of the Sao Paulo University, on January 8, 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. AFP / NELSON ALMEIDA

Zika crisis fueled by 'massive policy failure' – WHO chief

May 24, 2016 - 1:50 PM

The World Health Organization s Margaret Chan also warns that failure to provide universal access to sexual and family planning services has exacerbated the crisis

epa05325198 China's Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) adresses her statement, during the 69th World Health Assembly at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, 23 May 2016. The decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO) meets from 23 to 28 May 2016 in Geneva. EPA/SALVATORE DI NOLFI

Chile reports first case of sexually transmitted Zika

Mar 27, 2016 - 1:19 AM

The Health Ministry says a 46 year old woman contracted the virus from a man who had become infected in Haiti

Growing evidence linking Zika to microcephaly – WHO

Feb 20, 2016 - 9:38 AM

We are still dealing with a very much evolving situation says Bruce Aylward WHO chief on outbreaks and health emergencies

ZIKA VIRUS. A picture made available on February 12, 2016 of Patricia Vieira de Araujo (L) holding her one-month-old granddaughter Manuelly Araujo da Cruz, who was born with microcephaly after being exposed to the Zika virus during her mother's pregnancy, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 11, 2016. Photo by Antonio Lacerda/EPA

More Zika cases found in European tourists returning from South America

Jan 27, 2016 - 11:47 PM

Health watchdogs in a string of European countries meanwhile say they had recorded Zika cases dating back to as early as March 2015

FIGHTING THE ZIKA VIRUS. Local workers disinfect the famous Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 26, 2016, ahead of the beginning of Rio's Carnival parades next February 5, to fight against the mosquito Aedes aegypti, which spreads the Zika, Dengue and Chikunguna viruses. Photo by Marcelo Sayao/EPA