The toll that Zika virus takes on pregnancies appears to be even higher than was previously estimated.
By PBS NewsHour, Frank Carlson
This past weekend, Miami hosted Art Basel, the largest art fair in the country. The annual event draws people from across the globe: this year, 269 galleries from 29 countries participated. While the Zika scare may have suppressed attendance slightly,…
After a nine-month emergency designation, the WHO reclassified Zika as a long-term epidemic similar to other mosquito-borne diseases like malaria and yellow fever.
In our news wrap Friday, a disciplinary court in Alabama removed Chief Justice Roy Moore from office after a panel found he encouraged probate judges to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples. After his suspended term ends, he will be…
By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press
Congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, clearing the way Wednesday for a spending bill needed to keep the government running until December.
In our news wrap Monday, President Obama said there’s “no connection” between Saturday’s bombings in New York and New Jersey and the Minnesota mall stabbings, which the Islamic State claimed it inspired. Also, the Syrian military declared a week-long ceasefire…
By Virginia Anderson, Kaiser Health News
ATLANTA — It was a call that public health officials were dreading, but for which they had prepared.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, Congress came back from its summer recess with a full plate. It has less than a month to pass a funding bill and is under pressure to deliver a package to fight Florida’s homegrown Zika…
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 PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, residents along Florida’s Gulf Coast are bracing for a direct hit by Hurricane Hermine, the first to make landfall there in 11 years. Early rain has already caused minor flooding. Also, California state lawmakers voted…
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