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By Andrew Joseph, STAT
Two vaccines under development protect mice against the Zika virus for at least two months, a new study shows.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The House has passed a $1.1 billion House-Senate measure to combat the Zika virus, but the GOP-drafted measure is a nonstarter with Senate Democrats and the Obama White House.
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 Helen Branswell, STAT
There are alarming signs the Zika virus is spreading rapidly in Puerto Rico, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
By PBS NewsHour
In Brazil, epicenter of the Zika virus, local authorities and organizers of the upcoming Olympic Games have been striving to assure the world that it's safe for athletes and tourists. The World Health Organization has issued a series of guidelines…
Three other pregnancies in the U.S. have also been affected by Zika infections, but they were not carried to term, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A study of 616 Colombian women spotlights new details on when Zika virus infection is most dangerous during pregnancy.
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
Let’s cut through the hype about the Zika virus. What’s the danger? A lot is up in the air, since there’s not a ton of research on the virus. Here’s a quick breakdown of the smart questions to ask and…
By Andrew Taylor and Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The U.S. must act more quickly to protect pregnant women from birth defect-causing Zika, a top health official said today.
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…
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