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News and updates about Zika Virus

Zika case in Israel

Holon resident contracts Zika virus abroad. 20 Israelis have contracted the virus in other countries.

Zika case in Israel

Miami-Dade declared 'red zone' for Zika virus

CDC urges pregnant women to stay out of Miami-Dade area; says anyone who's been there should be tested.

Miami-Dade declared 'red zone' for Zika virus

Miami kosher cafe offers free lunch

Kosher bakery and cafe in Miami offering free lunches to pregnant women to celebrate announcement that the Zika virus is under control.

Miami kosher cafe offers free lunch to celebrate control of Zika

Health Ministry issues travel advisory for Florida

Israel's Ministry of Health issues an advisory on travel to southern Florida, due to Zika virus concerns.

Health Ministry issues travel advisory for Florida over Zika

Four people contract Zika in Florida

Four individuals in the Miami-Dade and Broward counties infected with the Zika virus by local mosquitoes.

Four people contract Zika in Florida

Florida mosquitoes tested for Zika

A Florida woman, who has no travel connections, has contracted the Zika virus. Health officials are racing to find the source.

Florida mosquitoes tested for Zika

Health officials: Zika outbreak likely in USA

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director explains U.S efforts to combat Zika virus.

Health officials: Zika outbreak likely in USA

Rio rabbi: OK to kill bugs on Shabbat

Zika virus leads Chabad envoy to declare mosquitos can be killed on Shabbat, for they threaten life.

Rio rabbi: OK to kill bugs on Shabbat

First case of Zika virus hits US

Virus reported in Texas attributed to human transmission and not mosquito bite.

First case of Zika virus hits US

Zika virus declared a global emergency

WHO, criticized for being asleep at the wheel on Zika like Ebola, snaps into action as Brazil reports 4,000 birth defects and virus spreads.

Zika virus declared a global emergency

Zika vaccine may be ready this year

If human testing successful, vaccine to be used during a public health emergency in October or November.

Zika vaccine may be ready this year

Israel 'pretty protected' from Zika infection

Arutz Sheva speaks with Dr. Hagai Levine about Zika epidemic; he says virus stresses importance of investing in public health.

Israel 'pretty protected' from Zika infectionplayer