Sunday, October 22, 2017 12:34 am Last modified: 8:06 am

Zika

Zika Update: Territory Reports 33 More Cases; WHO Says Zika No Longer Global Health Emergency

Although late last week the World Health Organization declared an end to Zika being a global health emergency, the V.I. Department of Health confirmed 33 new cases of Zika on Tuesday, bringing the total caseload to 866.
Read More

Zika Update: Territory Reports 19 New Cases; Health Department Unsure if Outbreak Is Peaking

Based on the how past dengue and chikungunya outbreaks have unfolded in the territory, the Health Department has speculated that Zika’s peak could be happening now, confirming 19 new cases.
Read More

Zika Update: 50 New Cases Reported; Health Plans Action Day

The V.I. Department of Health confirmed 50 new cases of Zika virus in the territory. According to the latest surveillance report, the number of cases went from 143 to 193 in the last week.
Read More

Weekly Update: Nine More Zika Cases on STT

On Tuesday the V.I. Department of Health confirmed nine new cases of Zika on St. Thomas, bringing the total number of cases in the territory to 56. With these additional reports, St. Thomas now has 38 confirmed cases.
Read More

Zika Hurting Tourism, Officials Say

The regional outbreak of the Zika virus has hurt, but not crushed, V.I. tourism, Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty told senators during budget hearings Tuesday.
Read More

Weekly Update: USVI Sees First Zika Case in Pregnant Woman; CDC Confirms Disease’s Link to Birth Defects

This week the V.I. Department of Health confirmed the territory’s first case of Zika in a pregnant woman on St. Croix, bringing the number of positive cases in the territory to 14.
Read More

Territory Responds To Zika Threat With Multi-Faceted Approach

Multiple agencies and businesses within the U.S. Virgin Islands are ramping up their efforts to stop the spread of the Zika virus, which the World Health Organization’s on Monday declared a global health emergency. 

Read More

World Health Organization Declares Zika a Health Emergency

The emergency committee convened by the World Health Organization to study outbreaks of microcephaly and other disorders in areas affected by Zika declared the virus a 'Public Health Emergency of International Concern.' 

Read More