Accuracy in Media

CDC: Eleven Asian Countries have had Positive Tests for Zika

Uh oh; this isn’t good news for travelers, but then again, natives are apparently immune to Zika: The CDC has issued a travel warning urging pregnant women to consider postponing nonessential travel to Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Thailand, East Timor and Vietnam. The alert is less serious than warnings the CDC […]

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Rio Needs Federal Funding to Hold the Olympics

From the Zika virus to a behind-schedule construction effort to dirty and sewage-filled waters and the ongoing impeachment procedures against Brazil’s elected president Dilma Rousseff, this Rio Olympics is looking to be a giant disaster. Add in this financial crisis for the host city and this is almost like Sochi in Russia. Photo by Mark_JH

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October 2016

10/1/2016 - CDC: Eleven Asian Countries have had Positive Tests for Zika

September 2016

9/3/2016 - Hurricane Hermine May Inhibit Florida’s Anti-Zika Virus Efforts

June 2016

6/20/2016 - Rio Needs Federal Funding to Hold the Olympics

6/15/2016 - Not Comforting: World Health Org. says Zika Virus Chances are ‘Very Low’

6/8/2016 - NBC Host Savannah Guthrie to Skip Rio Olympics due to Zika

May 2016

5/21/2016 - 157 Pregnant Women Tested Positive for Zika Virus in America

April 2016

4/28/2016 - Chaos Reigns as Brazil Prepares for the Olympics, 100 Days Away

March 2016

3/3/2016 - U.S. Gov’t Anticipates Over 4 Million Zika Virus Cases

February 2016

2/17/2016 - World Health Organization Invests in a $56 Million Plan to Fight the Zika Virus

2/8/2016 - Colombia: Over 3,100 Pregnant Women Tested Positive for Zika Virus, but No Suspected Birth Defects

2/5/2016 - DC is Downplaying the Threat of the Zika Virus

2/3/2016 - First Zika Virus Case Found in Texas

2/2/2016 - World Health Organization Declares Global Emergency over Zika Virus

January 2016

1/29/2016 - Zika Virus is Exploding, warns UN Health Chief