FDA has temporarily suspended blood donations in two Florida counties due to fears over Zika virus.
By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
More than 1,400 Americans contracted Zika while traveling outside the U.S. this year and a Caribbean-island nation is one of the top destinations where they caught the virus.
A New York City resident has become the first woman suspected of transmitting Zika virus to a sexual partner.
By Associated Press
Congress is out for a seven-week recess with several major accomplishments to highlight for voters and plenty of unfinished business.
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
As public health officials hustle to implement strategies like these to undermine the threat of the Zika virus, one such tactic could exacerbate a different health concern: maintaining the nation’s supply of donated blood.
By Michael D. Regan
Florida health officials confirmed on Friday the discovery of 10 new cases of the Zika virus in parts of the state.
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
Tropical disease specialists are most concerned about impoverished urban areas along the Gulf Coast, where the numbers of the mosquito that spreads Zika are expected to spike.
By Joshua Barajas
The body parts were first discovered by a Rio street vendor, police confirmed to Reuters, on the world-famous Copacabana Beach, also the site of this year’s Olympic beach volleyball competitions.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
A dysfunctional Senate split along party lines on Tuesday and left a $1.1 billion proposal to fight the Zika virus in limbo, despite growing fears and a more than 800 cases of Zika infection in the continental U.S.
By Andrew Joseph, STAT
Two vaccines under development protect mice against the Zika virus for at least two months, a new study shows.
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