CDC Director Says Funding Delay Hurts Zika-Fighting EffortsA health official says the congressional delay in approving money to fight Zika is impeding efforts to control the mosquitoes that transmit the virus, to find better tools to diagnose the disease and to develop a vaccine.
Broward Emergency, Health Officials Talk Zika Preps & PreventionBroward Emergency Management and health officials held a meeting to talk about Zika prevention and preparedness.
Obama Asking Congress For Emergency Funding To Combat ZikaPresident Barack Obama is pushing for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to battle the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
Hospitals Asking More Questions In Light Of Zika VirusHospitals across South Florida are talking with their staff and providing extra training in light of the Zika virus.
WHO: Zika's Possible Link With Birth Defect "A Public Health Emergency" World Health officials met Monday for an emergency session to decide whether the mosquito-borne Zika virus and a possible link to a birth defect should be considered a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
WHO Officials To Hold Special Session On Zika VirusWorld Health officials will meet Monday for an emergency session on the Zika virus as the amount of cases for the mosquito-borne virus keeps growing.
CDC Releases Guidelines For Infants Infected With Zika Virus Health officials released new guidelines for evaluating and testing infants that may have the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
CDC Warns Of More Countries With Zika CasesHealth officials added more countries to the list of places to watch out for when it comes to the mosquito-born Zika virus.
Dangerous Kissing Bug Reported In Florida, Says CDCNew warnings have been issued by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the potentially deadly Chagas Disease from the kissing bug in Florida.
HIV/AIDS: Understanding The EpidemicMore than 1.2 million people within the United States are living with HIV.
Floridians Urged To Avoid Leprosy-Infected ArmadillosCases of leprosy, a long-lasting infection caused by bacteria, are up in Florida—and experts are saying armadillos are to blame.
Dozens Taken Off Cruise Over VirusCrew and passengers were taken off a cruise ship Friday after the spread of the norovirus.