Zika
Follow the latest Zika news, videos, and analysis from ABC News.
1 year ago

Mosquitoes spreading Zika and other viruses in California

There are now 16 counties where yellow fever mosquito has been detected.
1 year ago
Invasive mosquitoes on the move in California
2 years ago

Fighting Zika in the US: The Battle Over GMO Mosquitoes

A genetically modified mosquito could help lower the population of the dangerous Aedes aegypti, but not everyone is in favor of the technology.
2 years ago
Fighting Zika in the US: The Battle Over GMO Mosquitoes
2 years ago

Mothers of babies afflicted by Zika fight poverty, despair

Three years after a Zika outbreak, mothers of afflicted babies are struggling.
2 years ago
Mothers of babies afflicted by Zika fight poverty, despair
3 years ago

Diseases from mosquito, flea and tick bites have tripled in last 13 years: CDC

Researchers said insects are moving into new parts of the U.S. and putting more at risk.
3 years ago
Diseases from mosquito, flea and tick bites have tripled in last 13 years: CDC
3 years ago

Single case of locally transmitted Zika virus confirmed by Florida health department

Health officials believe the infection occurred after a couple traveled to Cuba.
3 years ago
Single case of locally transmitted Zika virus confirmed by Florida health department
3 years ago

Florida confirms its 1st sexually transmitted case of Zika in 2017

The first sexually transmitted case of Zika for this year has been confirmed in Florida, state officials said.
3 years ago
Florida confirms its 1st sexually transmitted case of Zika in 2017
3 years ago

Florida confirms 1st sexually transmitted case of Zika in 2017

Officials said the infected person's partner recently traveled to Cuba.
3 years ago
Florida confirms 1st sexually transmitted case of Zika in 2017
3 years ago

Is Zika virus still a danger?

Since 2015, 1,654 babies have been born in the U.S. to women who contracted Zika, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
3 years ago
Is Zika virus still a danger?
4 years ago

Mosquitoes tested in Florida show no signs of Zika

Hunters under investigation for taking two bear cubs; Woman recovering after a tree fell on her car.
4 years ago
Mosquitoes tested in Florida show no signs of Zika
4 years ago

No Zika detected in Florida mosquitoes so far this year, officials say

With summer approaching, officials are hoping to avoid another outbreak.
4 years ago
No Zika detected in Florida mosquitoes so far this year, officials say
4 years ago

1 in 10 pregnant women with Zika had a fetus or infant with birth defects, CDC says

Zika is known to lead to birth defects, including microcephaly.
4 years ago
1 in 10 pregnant women with Zika had a fetus or infant with birth defects, CDC says
4 years ago

Zika virus infection during pregnancy may increase birth defect risk 20-fold, CDC study finds

Birth defects included eye abnormalities and brain malformations.
4 years ago
Zika infection during pregnancy may increase birth defect risk 20-fold
4 years ago

Hundreds of DC Zika virus tests to be re-examined after 'technical issues'

Two pregnant women were found to test positive for suspected Zika after retest.
4 years ago
Hundreds of DC Zika virus tests to be re-examined after 'technical issues'
4 years ago

Doctors Reveal Photos of Zika's Effects on 1st Person Infected in US by Virus

The woman gave birth to seemingly healthy baby later that year.
4 years ago
Doctors Reveal Photos of Zika's Effects on 1st Person Infected in US
4 years ago

CDC Warns Against Travel to Texas City After Spread of Zika

Five cases of locally transmitted Zika have been reported in Brownsville, Texas
4 years ago
CDC Warns Against Travel to Texas City Over Zika Fears
4 years ago

Babies Exposed to Zika Virus in First Trimester More Likely to Have Birth Defects, Study Says

The Zika virus has been found to cause microcephaly and other birth defects.
4 years ago
Babies Exposed to Zika Virus in First Trimester More Likely to Have Birth Defects, Study Says
4 years ago

Babies Exposed to Zika Virus in 1st Trimester More Likely to Have Birth Defects, Study Says

In the study, babies of women who had the virus in the first trimester had an 11 percent chance of having birth defects.
4 years ago
Babies Exposed to Zika Virus in 1st Trimester More Likely to Have Birth Defects, Study Says
4 years ago

Florida Gov. Says Florida Free of Zika Transmission

Last area cleared of ongoing Zika transmission.
4 years ago
Florida Is Free of Zika, Governor Says
4 years ago

Florida Governor Lifts Zika Warning Over South Beach

Gov. Rick Scott said the area is no longer an active infection zone.
4 years ago
Florida Governor Lifts Zika Warning Over South Beach
4 years ago

4 More Infants in NYC Reported to Have Zika Virus-Related Birth Defects

Five NYC infants have been reported to have Zika-related birth defects this year.
4 years ago
4 More Infants in NYC Reported to Have Zika-Related Birth Defects
4 years ago

4 NYC Infants Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects

Five NYC infants have been born with Zika-related birth defects this year.
4 years ago
4 NYC Infants Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects
4 years ago

Miami Now Free of Locally Transmitted Zika Virus, CDC Says

Small area of Miami Beach, Florida, is still dealing with ongoing outbreak.
4 years ago
Miami Now Free of Locally Transmitted Zika, CDC Says
4 years ago

Texas Reports First Zika Virus Case Likely Spread by Local Mosquitoes

Texas reported its first case today of a person likely being infected locally with the Zika virus through a mosquito.
4 years ago
Texas Reports First Zika Virus Case Likely Spread by Local Mosquitoes
4 years ago

Texas Reports First Zika Virus Case Likely Spread by Local Mosquitoes

It's the second state to report an outbreak of locally transmitted Zika virus.
4 years ago
Texas Reports First Zika Case Likely Spread by Local Mosquitoes
4 years ago

WHO Shifts From 'Emergency' Response to Long-Term Zika Fight

WHO stressed the Zika virus remains a serious threat.
4 years ago
WHO Shifts From 'Emergency' Response to Long-Term Zika Fight
4 years ago

Florida County Votes to Allow Controversial GMO Mosquito Test

GMO mosquitoes may be able to be used to help stop the Zika virus.
4 years ago
Florida County Votes to Allow Controversial GMO Mosquito Test
4 years ago

Bats Proposed as Latest Weapon to Fight Zika Virus in Miami

Bats may soon be used by the city as officials scramble to combat Zika.
4 years ago
Bats Proposed as Latest Weapon to Fight Zika Virus in Miami
4 years ago

Florida Officials Use Turbines To Help Fight Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes

A new zone with Zika transmission was identified in Miami last week.
4 years ago
Florida Officials Use Turbines To Help Fight Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes
4 years ago

Locally Transmitted Zika Virus Cases Found in New Area in Florida

This is the third area to have local Zika transmission in Florida.
4 years ago
Locally Transmitted Zika Cases Found in New Area in Florida
4 years ago

Further Evidence of Link Between Guillain-Barre Paralysis Syndrome and Zika Virus Infection, Study Finds

Zika virus continues to spread through much of the Americas.
4 years ago
More Evidence of Link Between Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Zika Infection, Study Finds
4 years ago

Miami Neighborhood Declared Free of Zika Transmission

Neighborhood where local Zika outbreak started has been cleared.
4 years ago
Miami Neighborhood Declared Free of Zika Transmission
4 years ago

Zika Zone Expanded in Miami Beach, Officials Say

The zone was expanded to a northern portion of Miami Beach.
4 years ago
Zika Zone Expanded in Miami Beach
4 years ago

Zika Virus Found in Eyes of Adult Patients, Study Finds

Lesions have been found in patients with the disease.
4 years ago
Zika Virus Found in Eyes of Adult Patients, Study Finds
4 years ago

6 New Zika Virus Cases Reported in Florida, Bringing Outbreak Total to 70

Six new cases reported today in outbreak of locally-transmitted Zika virus.
4 years ago
Zika Virus Outbreak Tally Reaches 70 in Florida
4 years ago

CDC Still Stumped by Mystery Zika Case in Utah

New form of Zika transmission may be possible.
4 years ago
CDC Still Stumped by Mystery Zika Case in Utah
4 years ago

Miami Beach Mayor Says 'Zika Threat Continues to Grow,' as More Mosquitoes With Zika Found

Aerial insecticide spraying is currently underway to combat Zika's spread.
4 years ago
More Mosquitoes With Zika Found in Miami Beach
4 years ago

Zika in Florida: Aerial Spraying Starts in Miami Beach

The aerial spraying was protested this week.
4 years ago
Zika in Florida: Aerial Spraying Starts in Miami Beach
4 years ago

Zika in Miami: What to Know About the Aerial Spray Pesticide Under Protest

The pesticide naled is used in aerial spraying to combat the local outbreak.
4 years ago
Zika in Miami: What to Know About the Pesticide Under Protest
4 years ago

Florida Congressman Takes Mosquitoes to House Floor in Call for Zika Action

Rep. David Jolly wants Congress to pass Zika funding.
4 years ago
Florida Congressman Takes Mosquitoes to House Floor
4 years ago

Congress Halts Zika Funds Over Planned Parenthood as Cases Spread

Congress is hung up on a dispute over Planned Parenthood.
4 years ago
Congress Halts Zika Funds Over Planned Parenthood as Cases Spread
4 years ago

No Apparent Zika Virus Spread at Rio Olympics, WHO Says

Zika is still a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, the WHO said.
4 years ago
No Apparent Zika Virus Spread at Rio Olympics, WHO Says
4 years ago

Hurricane Hermine's Waterlogged Aftermath Prompts Zika Virus Risk Warning

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is urging the public to steer clear of standing water hours after Hurricane Hermine made landfall in the Sunshine State.
4 years ago
Hurricane Hermine's Aftermath Prompts Zika Risk Warning
4 years ago

Zika Virus Found in Mosquitoes for the First Time in Continental US

Zika outbreak has infected at least 47 in southern Florida.
4 years ago
Zika Virus Found in Mosquitoes for 1st Time in US
4 years ago

Mother Discusses Fears for Child Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects

Baby girl has calcification in brain and eye damage from virus.
4 years ago
Mom Discusses Fears for Child Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects
4 years ago

Devastating Effects of Zika Virus Seen in New Fetal Brain Scans

Researchers are learning how Zika affects fetal brain development.
4 years ago
Devastating Effects of Zika Seen in New Fetal Scans
4 years ago

Florida Zika Virus Outbreak: Students to Get Zika Lessons, Mosquito Protection

Outbreak has infected at least 36 people in south Florida.
4 years ago
Florida Zika Outbreak: Students to Get Zika Lessons, Mosquito Protection
4 years ago

Gulf States Are Next at Risk for Zika Outbreak, NIH Official Says

The virus could "hang around" the U.S. for another year or two.
4 years ago
Gulf States Next at Risk for Zika Outbreak, NIH Official Says
4 years ago
CDC Issues Travel Warning After 5 Infected in New Florida Zika Transmission
4 years ago

5 Things You Need to Know About Zika Virus

The mosquito-borne virus has been found in more than 20 countries.
4 years ago
5 Things You Need to Know About Zika Virus
4 years ago

Zika Virus: The Basics

What you need to know about the mosquito-borne virus.
4 years ago
Zika Virus: The Basics