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Zika Virus

  1. High Numbers of Brazilian Women Are Avoiding Pregnancy Due to Zika FearsA new study confirms that it’s a social trend.
  2. Five New York City Babies Have Zika-Related Birth DefectsMore than 300 pregnant woman have tested positive for the virus.
  3. cut cover story
    Life After Zika: What It’s Like to Raise a Baby With MicrocephalyA young family struggles to care for their daughter. Their story in pictures.
  4. Texas Reports Its First Local Zika InfectionThe second state, after Florida, with a case not linked to travel or sexual transmission.
  5. Zika Can Cause Microcephaly in Seemingly Healthy Babies Months After BirthIn a study of 13 Brazilian babies born to Zika-infected mothers, 11 developed microcephaly after being born with a normal head size.
  6. zika virus
    There’s a Zika Treatment in the Works for Pregnant WomenIt’s good news for Zika prevention, too.
  7. warnings
    Thanks to Zika, Pregnant Women Told to Consider Not Traveling to Southeast AsiaSame goes for women trying to get pregnant.
  8. Utah Man May Have Been Infected With Zika After Wiping Away Dying Father’s TearsA very weird case.
  9. finally
    Senate Approves Long-Delayed Zika-Funding BillThe $1.1 billion measure is expected to pass the House later today.
  10. zika virus
    Almost All of Miami Beach Is Now a Zika Transmission ZoneThe affected area is essential to Miami-Dade County’s tourism industry.
  11. side hustles
    Biologist Drops Fire Track About ZikaMC BuggZ is very, very earnest.
  12. Congressman Brings 100 Living Mosquitoes on to House FloorAnd doesn’t release them.
  13. 3 Mosquitoes Test Positive for Zika in Miami for the First TimeConfirming what everyone knew all along: Zika is here.
  14. More Than 50 Pregnant Women Have Zika in NYCAnd more than 500 New Yorkers have the virus.
  15. zika virus
    How New York City Is Fighting the Growing Threat of ZikaThere haven’t been any cases of mosquito-transmitted Zika here, but the city has already launched a huge eradication initiative.
  16. pregnancy
    Zika Has Officially Come for Your Miami VacationThere are five confirmed cases in Miami Beach and a new travel advisory.
  17. snapchats are forever
    Demi Lovato Is Sorry for Laughing About Zika on SnapchatProbs not the best move.
  18. fertility
    Zika Could Remain in Semen for As Long As 6 MonthsNot good.
  19. reproductive rights
    Marco Rubio Is Against Abortion Even in Cases of Zika“But if I’m going to err, I’m going to err on the side of life.”
  20. shmashmortion
    Americans Are Somehow More Okay With Late-Term Abortions If Zika Is InvolvedThere are other causes of birth defects, folks.
  21. 2016 olympics
    Soccer Fans Show Hope Solo Exactly How They Feel About Her Zika CommentsShe got booed during the Olympic opener.
  22. How Real Is the Danger of Zika in Rio?Perhaps we should be talking about diarrhea instead.
  23. zika virus
    CDC Warns Pregnant Women to Avoid Miami Neighborhood Where Zika Was FoundFor now, it’s just a small area.
  24. ‘Zika Is Now Here’: 14 Floridians Infected With Zika From Local MosquitoesTen more tested positive over the weekend.
  25. Florida Confirms First 4 Cases of Zika From Local MosquitoesThe first in the continental United States. 
  26. zika virus
    First Baby Born in NYC With Zika Birth DefectsDepartment of Health officials confirm.
  27. calm the frick down
    Why the Olympics Are Unlikely to Spread ZikaDeep breaths, everyone.
  28. zika virus
    There Are Now 320 Pregnant Women in the United States With ZikaLast week, the number was 287.
  29. rihanna
    Rihanna Drops Out of Lollapalooza Colombia The star didn’t want to risk contracting Zika virus.
  30. weddings!
    So Sorry to Hear That Zika Is Messing Up Your Destination WeddingLiteral First World problems.
  31. political football
    Of Course the Zika Funding Bill Excludes Birth Control and Planned ParenthoodCongress, tossing women’s health around like a football since forever.
  32. mass hysteria
    How Worried Should You Be About Zika, Really?It depends on where you live, and if you want kids soon.
  33. things that are problematic
    Thousands of IUDs and Pill Packs Donated to Puerto Rico Are Just Sitting AroundThe government needs another $20 million to distribute them.
  34. slut pills
    W.H.O. Tells People in 46 Countries to Delay Pregnancy Because of ZikaLooks like it’s time for historically Catholic Latin-American countries to get serious about birth control.
  35. backup plans
    Olympian Reminds World That Preventing Zika Isn’t Only a Woman’s JobBritish long jumper Greg Rutherford is going to have his sperm frozen.
  36. morning news news
    Savannah Guthrie Is Pregnant, Will Skip Rio Olympics Because of the Zika VirusThe Today show co-anchor is due in December.
  37. The List of Zika-Related Birth Defects Just Got LongerMore details emerge on what the World Health Organization is calling “congenital Zika syndrome.”
  38. blow jobs
    Zika Might Be Spread Through Blow Jobs TooNot even oral sex is 100 percent safe.
  39. the city
    The Day-Biting, Disease-Spreading Asian-Tiger Mosquito Is HereThis indiscriminate insect is out for your blood.
  40. condoms
    Exposed to Zika? Delay Pregnancy for 8 WeeksA changed variable in the baby-making equation.
  41. rio olympics
    Don’t Worry, There Will Be Plenty of Condoms at the OlympicsIncluding lube and female condoms.
  42. zika virus
    Puerto Rico Sees Its First Case of Zika-Related Microcephaly The fetus was either aborted or miscarried. 
  43. public health
    Senate Approves $1.1 Billion in Emergency Funds to Fight ZikaThe $1.1 billion package cuts Obama’s request nearly in half, but it’s better than nothing.
  44. science
    Researchers Are Studying Twins for Zika CluesWhy does one baby — but not the other — develop microcephaly?
  45. The U.S. Isn’t Ready for ZikaNo one expects it to spread here like it has in other parts of the world. Still, some smaller outbreaks are likely to occur.
  46. A Pregnant Woman From Connecticut Has Tested Positive for Zika VirusShe was visiting Central America and reportedly started developing symptoms of the virus.
  47. zika virus
    NYC Gifts Puerto Rico 1 Million Free Condoms to Fight ZikaThe island has close to 700 confirmed cases of the virus, which can be sexually transmitted.
  48. zika virus
    United States Confirms Its First Zika DeathThe victim was an elderly man in Puerto Rico.
  49. Zika Is Even More Damaging to Fetal Brains Than Scientists Feared“We do not know what will become of this generation.”
  50. in memoriam
    Aretha Franklin Mourns Prince and Wonders If He May Have Died of the Zika Virus“Truly there was only one Prince.”
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