The head of the government's fight against the Zika virus warned that the country is "about to see a bunch of kids born with microcephaly" in the coming months.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
Henderson, a few weeks shy of his 88th birthday, died late Friday of complications that arose after he recently fractured a hip.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says officials are finding it challenging to eradicate mosquitoes in a part of Miami where 14 people appear to have contracted the Zika virus.
California became the second state in the nation Thursday to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21.
By Dylan Scott, STAT
A 15-year study shows the life expectancy of white Americans seems to have plateaued, while for blacks and Hispanics it keeps rising.
By Vikram Mansharamani
The superbug is a reminder of the unintended consequences of the modern quest for productivity. Barring a solution, it will take an enormous toll.
By Andrew Taylor and Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The U.S. must act more quickly to protect pregnant women from birth defect-causing Zika, a top health official said today.
By Nsikan Akpan
The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention has changed the way it reports Zika-affected pregnancies, making a broader number of cases known to the public.
An outbreak detective squad from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention offers the latest insights on Zika virus.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Wednesday that a House GOP measure to combat the Zika virus is inadequate to deal with the swelling threat to public health.
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