CDC Issues New Warning On Potential Impact Of Zika VirusThe new report summarizes the number of Zika related infections last year in all U.S. states and territories with the exception of Puerto Rico, which has a separate registry due to its large number of cases.
Zika Virus Linked To Rare Disorder That Can Cause Paralysis In AdultsFor months, the main concern surrounding the Zika virus has been for pregnant women. But now, scientists have found a strong link between Zika and a nervous system disorder that can cause paralysis in adults.
CDC Adds St. Kitts And Nevis To Zika Travel Notice; Check Complete List Of Impacted CountriesZika can be transmitted through mosquito bites. There is no vaccine for it.
Zika Transmission Zone Triples In Miami BeachThe Zika virus zone in Miami Beach has tripled to 4.5 square miles, Florida state officials said Friday night.
CDC Director: Government 'Essentially Out Of Money' To Fight Zika, Country Will See 'A Bunch Of Kids' With Birth DefectsThe head of the government's fight against the Zika virus said that "we are now essentially out of money" and warned that the country is "about to see a bunch of kids born with microcephaly" in the coming months.
Miami Beach Mosquitoes Test Positive For ZikaThere's a troubling development in the fight against the Zika virus.
Federal Government: All U.S. Blood Banks Must Start Screening For ZikaThe government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus.
NYC Launches Mosquito Information Website In Battle Against ZikaThis week, residents in two dozen Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods can expect to see health department trucks spraying for the mosquitoes that are known to carry Zika.
Officials Say Zika Transmission Identified In Miami's South BeachFlorida Gov. Rick Scott told reporters Friday that five Zika infections have been linked to an area that encompasses most of tourist-friendly neighborhood of South Beach.
CBS News Poll: Most Americans At Least Somewhat Concerned About Zika Outbreak In U.S.A new CBS News poll indicated that 64 percent of Americans are at least somewhat concerned about a large outbreak of the Zika virus in the U.S. within the next year.
De Blasio, Others Call On Congress To Pass Emergency Zika FundingMayor Bill de Blasio and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney are calling on Congress to pass emergency funding to help fight Zika.
Crews To Spray For Mosquitoes In Upper Manhattan, Parts Of QueensThe New York City Health Department will be spraying in Upper Manhattan and Queens this week to eliminate mosquitoes that might carry the West Nile or Zika virus.
Menendez Calls For Emergency Session Of Congress For Zika FundingU.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) was calling Wednesday for an immediate federal response to the growing Zika virus crisis.
Pregnant Women In United States Fearful Following Florida Zika CasesSpraying from the air to try to stop the Zika virus began early Thursday in the Miami area.
Fact Versus Fiction: How To Protect Yourself Against ZikaKeeping mosquitoes at bay is not an exact science and some repellents work better than others.