Billerica Chipotle to reopen after thorough clearning03/10/2016 04:00The Massachusetts Department of Health has not yet confirmed if the sick employees were positive for norovirus.A Chipotle restaurant in Billerica has been shut down after reports of norovirus. Berube said three employees were sick or suspected of being sick."That means inspections, everything has to be sanitized, also the employees are not allowed to return to work until they are five days symptom free", said Giroux...
Colombia reports more than 47700 Zika cases03/09/2016 14:39February also brought confirmation of the first sexually transmitted case of Zika in the U.S. Dallas County health officials announced the case on February 2.Dr. Bispo is doubtful if anything other than Zika virus could be causing the increasing number of microcephaly cases seen in Brazil.According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a person with Zika virus disease usually have symptoms that can include mild fever, skin rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain, malaise or headache which normally last for two to seven days...
Google donates $1M to help fight Zika virus spread03/08/2016 04:00The virus, which has been linked to the birth defect microcephaly, is projected to reach the continental United States by June or July because its carrier, Aedes mosquitoes, could arrive as early as April or May.Already, Google has been providing US users with information about more than 900 health conditions...
American who visited Philippines confirmed have been infected with Zika virus03/07/2016 04:00Health officials warn that Zika may be related to the birth defect microcephaly and urge pregnant women to avoid travel to countries hard-hit with the disease, including many South and Central American countries. "It seems like it can act on multiple fronts".FILE - Caio Julio Vasconcelos, who was born with microcephaly, undergoes physical therapy at the Institute for the Blind in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, Feb...
Lab study supports linking Zika virus to brain birth defect03/06/2016 04:00In the first study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine on Friday, researchers found that 29 per cent of women who had ultrasound examinations after testing positive for infection with the Zika virus had foetuses that suffered "grave outcomes". "It seems like it can act on multiple fronts"...