California's Booming Mosquito Population Puts Public At Increasing RiskIf you think you’re seeing more mosquitoes these days, you’re right. A new study from UC Santa Cruz shows the mosquito population in our state is growing at an astonishing rate.
Zika-Caused Birth Defect May Only Become Clear After BirthResearchers say a severe birth defect caused by Zika infection may not be apparent at birth but develop months afterward.
Zika Virus Found To Shrink Mice Testes; Raises Concern About MenZika virus ravages the testes of male mice, sharply reducing sperm counts and fertility, says a study that raises a new specter about its threat to people.
Health Problems Mount As Zika Babies Turn 1Medical problems mount for many infants born with small heads to mothers infected with the Zika virus in Brazil.
Zika Virus Found In Miami Beach MosquitoesAuthorities in Florida said Thursday they have found the Zika virus in three trapped mosquitoes in Miami Beach, the first time this has happened in the continental US.
FDA Wants All Blood Donations Tested For Zika VirusThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday asked blood donation centers nationwide to test all donations for evidence of the Zika virus.
Marco Rubio: No Abortions For Zika-Infected WomenFlorida Sen. Marco Rubio does not believe a pregnant woman with the Zika virus should be able to get an abortion despite concerns about microcephaly and birth defects resulting from the virus, he said Saturday.
2 More Zika Infections Reported In San Francisco; 10 SF Cases TotalAll San Francisco residents who have contracted the virus did so while traveling in countries where Zika is circulating, according to SFDPH officials.
2 California Babies Born With Zika-Related Birth DefectsThe California Department of Public Health announced Thursday that two babies have been born in the state with birth defects related to the Zika virus.
Monterey County Reports First Case Of Travel-Related Zika VirusHealth officials in Monterey County announced earlier this week that a resident has become the county’s first travel-related Zika virus infection.
CDC Warns Pregnant Women To Avoid Zika-Stricken Part Of MiamiGovernment health officials are warning that pregnant women should avoid travel to a Zika-stricken part of Miami and urging expectant mothers who frequent the neighborhood to get tested for the virus.
4 Florida Zika Cases Likely Came From Continential U.S. MosquitoesFlorida likely has the first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland, the state's governor said Friday.
University of California Scientists Test Antibiotic Against Zika VirusUniversity of California scientists discover Zika virus blocked from entering cells with an antibiotic called Duramycin.
Caregiver Gets Zika From Utah Man Who Died From VirusA Utah man who became the first person in the continental U.S. to die after being infected with the Zika virus passed it to a caregiver, creating a medical mystery about how it spread between them, health officials said Monday.
1st Zika-Related Death In Continental US Reported In UtahUtah health officials say a person infected with Zika has died, and while the exact cause is unclear, it marks the first death related to the virus in the continental U.S.