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The Feds Almost Used A Pesticide That Is Harmful To Pregnant Women To Combat Zika In Puerto Rico
Health & Wellness  (tags: Puerto Rico, Zika virus, Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla, Naled, The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and, harmful pesticide, Feds )

Sheryl
- 1028 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Opposition to the use of the pesticide was widespread and the incident reminded many residents when the federal govt used Puerto Ricans as unwitting participants in contraceptive testing in the 1950s and when in 92 the US Navy dropped napalm on the island
The List of Zika Birth Defects Is Even Longer Than We Thought
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika Virus, Birth Defects, research, risks, New England Journal of Medicine, protection, prevention, women, warning, health, disease )

Cat
- 1058 days ago - gizmodo.com
More bad news. Since the Centers for Disease Control confirmed that the Zika virus could cause microcephaly in newborns, the list of the effects of the virus only continues to grow.
List of Zika-Related Birth Defects Got Longer -- Science of Us
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika Virus, WHO, Birth Defects, microcephaly, facial abnormalities, Brain Damage, warning, risks, news, health, babies, disease, illness )

Cat
- 1077 days ago - nymag.com
Oh joy. Zika, as even those who have been only vaguely paying attention are surely aware, was confirmed by leading health experts earlier this spring to be linked to microcephaly, a birth defect that causes a babyâEUR(TM)s head to be abnormally small.
Health Experts Urge WHO to Consider Moving Rio Olympics Due to Zika Virus
Health & Wellness  (tags: health experts, who, rio olympics, zika virus, rio de janeiro olympics, disease, environment, health, healthcare, humans )

Lone
- 1086 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak.
WHO | One Year Into the Zika Outbreak: How An Obscure Disease Became a Global Health Emergency
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika Virus, WHO, public health, Global health, Microcephaly, Guillain–Barré syndrome, health, disease, protection, research, children, government, healthcare )

Cat
- 1099 days ago - who.int
Zika is no longer obscure. In early February 2015, doctors in the impoverished northeastern part of Brazil noticed a surge in the number of people complaining about a mild illness, with and without fever, characterized by rash, fatigue, joint pains.
Tell the FDA What You Fear More: Zika, or GMO Mosquitoes?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika virus, GMO mosquitos, FDA, Florida, comments )

Judy
- 1100 days ago - abcnews.go.com
You have until midnight Friday to make your opinion known, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers whether to approve an effort to kill the disease-carrying mosquitoes by releasing genetically engineered bugs in Florida.
Zika Virus May Cause Broader Range of Brain Disorders Than Previously Believed | World News | The Guardian
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika Virus, study, research, Brain Disorders, Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), American Academy of Neurology, arbovirusesdisease, illness, health, medicine, risks, warning )

Cat
- 1133 days ago - theguardian.com
Zika is a right disaster. Study says five patients who tested positive for virus in Brazil reported difficulty with motor functioning while another had trouble with vision and memory.
As Zika Virus Makes Headlines, Horses May Provide Help
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika virus, spread to 22 countries, Horses May Provide Help, Dr. Jorge Kalil, Butantan Institute, Brazil )

Rosie
- 1142 days ago - paulickreport.com
The Zika virus has spread to 22 countries and territories according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control & Prevention but researchers say the horse could be key in fighting the illness, as does Dr. Jorge Kalil, Director of the Butantan Inst., Brazil.
   

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