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By Michael D. Regan
Cuban health officials so far confirmed five instances of people infected with the virus, with an additional 130 people showing symptoms.
By Jennifer Kay, Associated Press
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 Katie Worth, FRONTLINE
Tropical mosquitoes may not be the only carriers of Zika virus, according to a new investigation from Brazil.
By PBS NewsHour
As Brazil reels from an economic recession and the Zika virus epidemic, new troubles have emerged regarding one of the nation’s most popular political figures. Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, president of Brazil from 2003 to 2010, was detained by…
As mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue fever and Zika virus continue to ravage Brazil, scientists are racing to fight back. Their latest tactic: genetically engineered mosquitoes that will pass along fatal mutations to their offspring, destroying mosquito populations from within.
By Nsikan Akpan
Today, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention gave updates on their virus response efforts, U.S. cases involving pregnant women and 14 investigations into sexual transmission of the virus.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kent.) announced that Senate Republicans will not hear any Supreme Court nominations until a new president has been elected. Also, the CDC is investigating 14 possible cases of Zika virus…
By Andrew Taylor and Kevin Freking, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama Monday sent lawmakers an official $1.9 billion request to combat the spread of the Zika virus in Latin America and the U.S.
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 Helen Branswell, STAT
Zika virus may last up to two months in semen, according to a report from the United Kingdom.
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