Zika

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Updated Guidance from WHO on Zika: Prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus

Guidance Update from WHO on Zika: Prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus: On 6 September, WHO update its guidance on sexual transmission of Zika virus. Pregnant women should practice safer sex or abstain from sexual activity for at least the whole duration of the pregnancy. Their partners should also be informed about this recommendation

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There may be no direct link between Zika and microcephaly

There may not be direct link between Zika and microcephaly: some results from Columbia suggest that Zika may not be the direct cause of microcephaly. An insecticide Pyriproxyfen have been suggested to be the cause of microcephaly.

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Why mosquitoes prefer pregnant women and how to prevent mosquitoes bites?

Why mosquitoes prefer pregnant women and prevention: mosquitoes prefer pregnant women due to more exhale carbon dioxide and higher body temperature. Prevention of mosquitoes bite which include long pants and long sleeves, light-colored clothes, mosquitoes repellent.

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Zika Infographics: Transmission,Symptoms,Treatment and Prevention

Transmission,Symptoms,Treatment and Prevention of Zika: Inforaphics on how Zika is transmitted, symptoms of zika which include fever,rash,red eye, general guide on treatment as well as how to prevent Zika

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Guidelines and FAQ For Pregnant Women on Zika and Pregnancy by MOH Advisory Group

Guidelines and FAQ For Pregnant Women on Zika and Pregnancy by MOH Advisory Group: MOH and Clinical advisory group on Zika and pregnancy release guidelines for pregnant women as well as frequently asked questions about zika

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Zika and Pregnancy: Symptoms, Effects and Prevention

Zika and Pregnancy: Symptoms, Effects and Prevention: details of symptoms of Zika, effects of zika on pregnant women and growing fetus. Prevention of zika and treatment of zika in Singapore

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