Zika Virus: What you should know

Zika virus recently became a global concern when the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stated that the virus can spread through sexual contact — and from a pregnant woman to her unborn child. Due to the potential health risks, CDC issued travel warnings for affected areas of the world such as … Continued

Dengue Fever – The Symptoms and What You Can Do

Dengue fever is caused by the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. After being bitten, it takes between 3 to 14 days to start experiencing symptoms. Some of the more common symptoms are sudden fever and extreme tiredness, intense headache (especially behind the eyes), muscle and joint pain, loss of appetite, vomiting, abdominal pain, rashes … Continued