ATLANTA — It was a call that public health officials were dreading, but for which they had prepared.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
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 Quinn Bowman
Senate leaders in both parties said Wednesday they’re talking with the White House about two major issues that remain unaddressed this year: approving emergency money to fight the Zika virus and keeping most of the federal government funded after the…
By Quinn Bowman
Members of the House and Senate are back in Washington after an extended summer recess. While they were away, fears of a local Zika outbreak on the U.S. mainland became reality. How did we get here?…
By Andrew Joseph, STAT
Health officials are now finding that reported cases of Zika track closely with the onset of a temporary paralysis called Guillain-Barré syndrome.
By Nsikan Akpan
The inheritance of Zika virus may guarantee its long-term survival in mosquito (and human) populations.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
Most people in Florida — the first US state to experience local spread of the Zika virus — favor the use of genetically modified mosquitoes to combat spread of the virus, a new poll suggests.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report a Zika case transmitted by sex with an asymptomatic person in Maryland, while the U.S. Food and Drug administration expands its advisory for blood screening.
In our news wrap Tuesday, an American soldier died in Afghanistan -- the first U.S. combat death in the country since January. The soldier’s patrol in the Helmand province triggered a roadside bomb that also wounded another U.S. service member…
By News Desk
This is the first incidence of locally transmitted Zika virua reported outside of Miami-Dade County.
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