Katie Worth

Former Reporter

As Brazil Confronts Zika, Vaccine Rumors Shape Perceptions
Despite mounting evidence suggesting a link between Zika and the devastating birth defect known as microcephaly, many in Brazil believe a bad vaccine is to blame.
February 16, 2016
As Brazil Marks Carnival, Women Worry About Zika
The suspected link between Zika and the birth defect known as microcephaly is changing the experience of pregnancy for many women across Brazil.
February 8, 2016
New Link Between Zika and Microcephaly Is Found in Brazil
Researchers say they have found some of the clearest evidence yet of a direct link between the Zika virus and the debilitating birth defect.
February 3, 2016
Map: How Zika Spread
The WHO warns that the Zika virus is "spreading explosively." But where did Zika come from? And how did it spread so fast?
January 29, 2016
Five Questions To Ask When Considering Health Supplements
While there are no guarantees about what's actually in a supplement, there are steps consumers can take to avoid misleading or even harmful products.
January 19, 2016
The Highs and Lows of the "Special Relationship"
For 67 years, ties between U.S. presidents and Israeli prime ministers have been checkered by moments of solidarity and strain.
January 6, 2016
Dueling Court Opinions Leave Fantasy Sites With Little Clarity in N.Y.
Hours after being barred from the state, FanDuel and DraftKings won a temporary reprieve.
December 12, 2015
Fairness Out, Shame in. The Psychology of the Paris Climate Talks
A new dynamic has taken shape among negotiators at the Paris climate talks, but whether it can slow rising temperatures remains to be seen.
December 9, 2015
Crime Lab Scandals the Focus of New DOJ Plan
Lab scandals have called thousands of convictions into question. Can a new Justice Department plan help?
December 8, 2015
Can Biometrics Solve the Refugee Debate?
As debate rages over whether Syrian refugees should be allowed in the U.S., iris scans and DNA testing are reshaping the screening process.
December 2, 2015
Is It Too Late for Obama On Immigration Reform?
Unless the Supreme Court acts fast, the window might be closed for President Obama on immigration reform.
November 11, 2015