Aryanna, who was born in late January, and the other infants are now at the center of efforts by U.S. officials to monitor the lasting effects of the devastating outbreak, even as another dangerous mosquito season begins.
By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News
As the Zika virus continued to spread in Florida, federal officials on Friday approved a plan to release millions of mutant mosquitoes there in hopes they can suppress the disease-carrying insect’s population.
By Kamala Kelkar
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.
By Associated Press
The U.S. National Institutes of Health announced the study Tuesday, saying researchers will enroll participants starting in the first trimester and compare the birth outcomes of those who become infected with Zika and those who don't.
By Associated Press
In February, the White House issued a $1.9 billion plan for combating Zika virus in the U.S., including provisions for mosquito control, education and research into a vaccine. While GOP lawmakers opposed that plan, the Senate passed a bipartisan $1.1…
By Helen Branswell, STAT
Experts discuss whether or not Zika virus will become a perennial risk for pregnant women.
By Larisa Epatko
The little black Aedes aegypti mosquito with its white-striped legs and body seems harmless enough, but it can spread the Zika virus, which is tentatively linked to birth defects in babies.
By Katie Worth, FRONTLINE
Researchers say they've found some of the clearest evidence yet of a direct connection between Zika virus and microcephaly, a condition afflicting fetuses and newborns in Brazil.
Millions of cases of the Zika virus, with its potential to cause deformities in newborns, might come to the Americas over the next year, World Health Organization officials said Thursday.
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