Zika Virus

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Inside Brazil’s struggle to treat thousands of kids born with a Zika-linked syndrome

A year ago this month, the Brazilian government declared an end to the Zika epidemic. But there’s a legacy of the outbreak that’s only beginning to come to light.
David Noriega
5.15.18
VICE on HBO

This is how the world's deadliest pandemics are born

Scientists are working to stop the next global pandemic by genetically modifying deadly viruses in the lab.
VICE News
3.29.18
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
Health

For Pregnant Women in Florida's Zika Zones, Life is Full of Uncertainty

Zika has been linked to a range of birth defects in newborns, but it's asymptomatic in most cases. Faced with outbreak zones, travel advisories, and a massive Zika test backlog, some pregnant women in Miami are effectively going into seclusion—and...
Briana Fasone
10.18.16
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
Health

New Zika study warns of a 'global epidemic’ of birth defects

Two new Zika studies were released this week, one of which made dire predictions about the 'striking magnitude of the association between microcephaly and Zika virus infection.'
Kayla Ruble
9.15.16
Health

In Anti-Abortion Southern States, Zika Is a Perfect Nightmare

According to a new report, the states most vulnerable to Zika also have the least access to reproductive health care. Still, Republicans in Congress are trying to defund reproductive health care centers in the bill proposed to fight the virus.
Leila Ettachfini
9.15.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

One in three Americans are reportedly considering voting for a third-party candidate, Ryan Lochte admits he "over-exaggerated" his story of being robbed in Rio, pills found at Prince's estate contained fentanyl, and more.
VICE Staff
8.22.16
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
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Michael Phelps wins his 19th Olympic gold medal in Rio, Iran executes alleged US spy Shahram Amiri, 'Suicide Squad' takes home $135 million in its first weekend, and more.
VICE Staff
8.8.16
americas

The Rio Olympics want you to forget that Brazil is in turmoil

The Rio 2016 OIympics began in the midst of a political crisis, a deep recession, and bad press that has already branded them a disaster.
James Armour Young
8.5.16
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