Zika Virus

Zika

‘Six Months Of Hell’: Zika Is Hitting Some Travellers Harder Than Expected

A new study finds that a group of Canadian travellers experienced severe complications more often than anticipated.
Kate Lunau
3.6.17
Health

How to Make a Zika Vaccine in the Middle of an Epidemic

If you’ve never made a vaccine from scratch before, this is how it’s done.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.24.16
politics

Congress Got Its Ass in Gear to Fight Zika, Help Louisiana, and Fix Flint Pipes

Eventually they had to get something done.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.29.16
Miami

Miami Isn’t Waiting on Congress Funds to Fight Zika

But those funds really do need to be released soon.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.12.16
ebola

Why a Zika Vaccine Will Come Much Faster Than the Ebola Vaccine Did

Scientists have been sharing data and collaborating to develop a vaccine at a breakneck pace.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.4.16
Science

To Fight Zika, Let’s Genetically Modify Mosquitoes the Old-Fashioned Way

Controversial gene editing techniques aren't the only option.
Jeffrey Powell
4.29.16
SYMPTOMATIC

How Scientists Are Fighting a Zika Outbreak in the US

In our new series, “Symptomatic” Motherboard explores how we’re combating the globe’s most threatening diseases.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
4.13.16
brazil

Zika Definitely, Without a Doubt Causes Microcephaly

The CDC isn't mincing words anymore.
Kate Lunau
4.13.16
News

CDC Doctor Says There’s No Question Zika Is Linked to Microcephaly

Efforts are now turning to preventing, and new concerns over links for paralysis-causing syndrome.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.3.16
News

A Stillborn Baby Has Tested Positive for Zika, Raising New Concerns

A report published Thursday is raising fresh concerns over the quickly-spreading virus.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.25.16
mothers

A Group of 2,000 Pregnant Colombian Women Could Help Crack the Mystery of Zika

The link between Zika and microcephaly has not been confirmed, but following these women through their pregnancies will provide a wealth of information.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.19.16
brazil

Scientists Still Can’t Say Zika Causes Microcephaly

The more we understand this condition and the virus, the more questions arise about the relationship between the two.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.16.16
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