Mosquito control is serious business in Harris County, Texas. The county, which includes Houston, stretches across 1,777 square miles and is the third most populous county in the U.S. The area’s warm, muggy climate and snaking system of bayous provide…
By Carrie Feibel, Houston Public Media
Experts discuss whether or not Zika virus will become a perennial risk for pregnant women.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
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.
By Jennifer Kay, Associated Press
On Thursday, federal officials announced that the tropical Chikungunya mosquito-borne disease had been transmitted for the first time within the United States, infecting two Florida residents. What’s notable about these cases is that the people affected reported no recent…
By Jenny Marder
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