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5 Most Important Articles About The Zika Virus


1. CNN

"The mosquito-borne Zika virus is spreading around the globe. Researchers are learning new information about the virus every day. Here is the latest news and research."

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2. National Geographic 

“In the wake of reports of outbreaks in Latin America and the Caribbean, the World Health Organization now believes that the mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus, Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus—the same species that transmit dengue and chikungunya—will eventually make their way to all nations within the Western Hemisphere, excepting parts of Chile and Canada, where high elevation and colder climate may prevent the mosquitoes from breeding.”

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3. ABC News

“New cases of people diagnosed with the Zika virus in Florida has prompted government officials to expand a state of emergency to two additional counties, for a total of seven counties.”

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4. White House

“The Administration is taking every appropriate measure to protect the American people, and today announced that it is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to enhance our ongoing efforts to prepare for and respond to the Zika virus, both domestically and internationally.”

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5. Charlotte Observer

“No cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus infection have been reported in North Carolina, but state health officials are urging residents to be aware of the risk before traveling to Central America, South America or the Caribbean.”

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