Following months of investigation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has concluded that Zika virus causes birth defects, namely microcephaly.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Congressional officials say the Obama administration has decided to transfer leftover money from the largely successful fight against Ebola to combat the growing threat of the Zika virus.
By Michael D. Regan
Cuban health officials so far confirmed five instances of people infected with the virus, with an additional 130 people showing symptoms.
By Ed Silverman, STAT
After months of controversy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday published prescribing guidelines to address the epidemic of deaths and overdoses attributed to opioid painkillers.
By Jennifer Kay, Associated Press
MIAMI — The spread of the Zika virus in Latin America is giving a boost to a British biotech firm's proposal to deploy a genetically modified mosquito to try to stop transmission of the disease.
Today, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention gave updates on their virus response efforts, U.S. cases involving pregnant women and 14 investigations into sexual transmission of the virus.
By Andrew Joseph, STAT
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated a person’s lifetime risk of HIV diagnosis by sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and state of residence.
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
An influential task force says there’s “insufficient evidence” to argue definitely that the benefits of screening all young children for autism outweigh the harms.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
Zika virus may last up to two months in semen, according to a report from the United Kingdom.
By Tara Jeffries
Meningitis has surfaced on three U.S. college campuses in the last few weeks, infecting four students and blamed for the death of a university employee, Inside Higher Ed reported.
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