Citizen-Scientists, Uncle Sam Wants You To Fight Zika!No experience is necessary for what the U.S. Department of Agriculture envisions as a nationwide experiment in citizen-science.
Marin County Resident Diagnosed With Zika VirusA Marin County resident who recently traveled to Central America has been diagnosed with the Zika virus, the county’s first case.
Bay Area Scientists Join Forces To Help Contain Zika VirusExperts say get ready, the Zika virus is coming to the United States and while there is no vaccine or cure, there is some good news. Rival teams of scientists are joining forces for the public good.
Pregnant Napa County Woman Diagnosed With Zika VirusA pregnant Napa County woman has been diagnosed with the Zika Virus, the first such case in the county, health officials confirmed Wednesday.
Yolo County Resident Tests Positive For Zika VirusA person in Yolo County who returned from a trip abroad has tested positive for the Zika virus, health officials said on Wednesday.
CDC: Zika Virus Spread By Sexual ContactHealth officials say a patient in Texas has acquired the Zika virus through sexual transmission.
Zika Virus: California Health Officials Advise Precautions For Mosquito BitesThe state’s Department of Public Health is advising residents Monday to take precautions against mosquito bites in light of the recent Zika virus infections that have occurred in other countries.
First Zika Virus Case Confirmed In Los Angeles CountyHealth officials say an adolescent girl who traveled from Los Angeles County to El Salvador late last year was infected with the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus.
UC Researchers Create Genetically Altered MosquitoesCalifornia researchers hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and then gave evolution a shove — using a groundbreaking technology to ensure the insects pass on that protective gene as they reproduce, with implications far beyond the promise of fighting malaria.
Stranded Woman Starts Forest Fire In Desperate Attempt To Get Help After Giving Birth In WoodsWhat started out as a shortcut turned into a four day ordeal for a woman who was nine months pregnant and eventually gave birth while lost in the Plumas National Forest.
Infected Crow In Novato, Marin County's First Sign Of West Nile Virus This YearThe Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District announced Friday it has discovered the first sign of West Nile Virus in Marin County this year.
Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests AwaySummer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs