including the date of the change, a description, and rationale, if applicable, and the name of Texas Department of State Health Services Operational Document. As concern about Zika's American presence grew, the Department of Homeland Security On August 29, researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston The study's estimated completion date is November –.
WHO has warned that the virus is spreading ‘explosively’ through the Americas and one US researcher warns look no further than Houston.
Zika can also spread through sexual contact. Zika infection during pregnancy can cause a debilitating birth defect of the brain called microcephaly. CDC recommends pregnant women avoid traveling to areas with active Zika transmission. The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain and conjunctivitis red eyes.
Since41 human cases of Zika virus have been reported in the city of Houston.