Zika Virus News
Zika Fears Prompt 150 Public Health Experts to Call for Olympics to Be Moved From Rio
A group of 150 prominent scientists, doctors and medical ethicists have signed a letter calling for this summer's Olympic Games to be postponed or moved from Rio de Janeiro due to the ongoing Zika virus outbreak in Brazil. In a letter directed to World Health Organization Director Dr. Margaret
Health Experts Urge WHO to Consider Moving Rio Olympics
A group of public health experts have urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak
Georgia Officials: Woman Who Got Zika From Partner Recovers
State health officials say a woman confirmed as having the state's first sexually transmitted case of the Zika virus has recovered
Final Vote on Impeachment Could Come 3 Days Before Olympics
The Rio de Janeiro Olympics have been upstaged by the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff _ and it could get worse.
CDC Urges Speed on Zika as House Moves to Negotiate Funding
A top U.S. health official says the nation must act more quickly to protect pregnant women from birth defect-causing Zika; no visible progress toward a congressional compromise on emergency funding
Battling Zika Virus : Comparing Anti-Mosquito Products
The spread of the Zika virus , combined with the start of mosquito season, has consumers looking for ways to protect themselves against the mosquito-borne illness, which has been associated with devastating birth defects . The Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday it settled for $300,000 with
How Well Do Mosquito-Repellent Products Work?
New products are hitting the market that claim to protect against mosquitoes.
Lawmakers Put Healthy Kids On Display to Urge More Zika Funding
Senate Democrats brought out healthy children to talk urge more funding for the battle against the Zika virus and vent their frustrations at Republicans. Toddlers and infants joined four senators and Heidi Murkoff, the author of “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and its related titles, to make
10 Things to Know for Thursday
Among 10 Things to Know: Audit finds Clinton ignored guidance on email; 10 states sue over Obama transgender directive; 768 new screeners to be sent to help ease airport security lines