Zika epidemic

How can something return to its origin, this is outta control.
Brazilian strain of Zika virus confirmed in Africa, says WHO | World news | The Guardian … t-time-who
I am okay. No Rant.

Designated 2 Billion, 2 little 2 late.
Zika in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that 279 pregnant women in the United States and its territories have the virus, which is linked to birth defects and other health conditions. The CDC will now report all cases of pregnant women testing positive for the virus, regardless of whether they show symptoms. The news comes amid a funding debate between Congress and the Obama administration, which has asked for nearly $2 billion to combat the virus. (Nora Kelly, The Atlantic)

Well maybe this is something new.
UN: Experts being asked to examine Zika risk at Rio games … html?nhp=1
Now WHO would have thunk that. Enjoy if one is interested

Alascana :

Well maybe this is something new.
UN: Experts being asked to examine Zika risk at Rio games … html?nhp=1
Now WHO would have thunk that. Enjoy if one is interested

Let me see .....

500,000 visitors expected to an area where the virus is a clear problem, those being from all over the world.
The virus seems to be transmittable by sexual contact as well as a mosquito bite, meaning infected sexually active people could pass it around in their home countries, especially if they happen to be very naughty boys or girls who like to 'enjoy the company' of a lot of people.

I see no problem at all.

@Fred, it's a little to late for it is all over the World. It's a Catch 22 for it is in No Man's Land. The typical solution is throw Money at it. Abstinence is the key yet we know not for which Lock. I can't figure this one out. Everything is in place and it has been built so they will come. It's going to take a miracle for this to play out for it is not looking good. I imagine a Whole lot of last minute cancellations including the participants. As for me I am to old and I've had all the children I wanted in life for no one has spoken on how long it stays in the body, all I see is women are being told to hold off for a few years to have children and for me I am still working on what is a few years? Take care and Thanks for the interest.

Well it has begun to show up in the States and who knows the effect from this point.
I wonder how many cases are not being reported.
Three babies with birth defects caused by Zika virus born in the US | World news | The Guardian … defects-us
one must ask could it been avoided? I hope something is on the horizon to combat the spread of this virus.

Zika isn't the only virus mosquitoes are spreading like crazy right now … r-epidemic
Enjoy if one has interest. Article states currently 6 million doses of yellow fever vaccine are available.

Research Needed to Help Treat Children Affected by Zika
if one is interested.

There may be hope for the trials are working on this virus.
Researchers Successfully Test New Zika Vaccines on Mice | News | teleSUR English … -0007.html
hopefully something good will come in the future.

Zika Virus Fight 'Likely Not to Succeed' Without More Money - Bloomberg … more-money
World Can't Find Pocket Change, heck of a Headline, yet we can pay for War's.

This is completely out of hand. It is a lengthy article, enjoy if one has interest for the Battle continues. ...?........
Article: First known case of female-to-male Zika transmission announced

My wife showed me this vid today, you should enjoy it Alascana

stevefunk :

My wife showed me this vid today, you should enjoy it Alascana

Tell the wife obrigado for I needed a good laugh about it all, I was happy to learn the mosquitoes are not in the Game (kkkk/lol) with all the gloom and doom the video was refreshing and I am still laughing that made my day, thanks for knowing I got some humor left and I needed that and now I know not to take a Uber Helicopter! Thanks again and I hope all who see the video enjoy it for the comedian is being brutally Honest. I gotta watch that again/lol

The truth of care for the afflicted!
When it comes to raising a child disabled by Zika, Brazilian women often do it alone - Los Angeles Times … a-mothers/
a Lifetime of Care.

Well now the focus is shifting, if one has time.
Zika damage to brain goes well beyond microcephaly, research shows | World news | The Guardian … arch-shows
and in other news!
Scientists edge closer to creating effective Zika virus vaccine | World news | The Guardian … us-vaccine
Will the vacine do more harm than good?????.

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