Arrival Of Summer Brings Reminder Of Zika Virus Dangers38-year-old Yessica Flores was understandably nervous as she prepared to give birth in January.
Study: Zika Hit Florida Months Before Infections Found In MiamiZika started spreading in Florida mosquitoes about three months before infections showed up in Miami last summer and it was probably carried in by travelers from the Caribbean, research suggests.
Cost Of Zika Fight In Miami-Dade Rises To $30 MillionThe price tag in the battle against the Zika virus has risen to nearly $30 million in Miami-Dade.
Mosquito Samples Test Zika FreeSo far, so good. No mosquito samples tested so far this year have the Zika virus, according to State agricultures officials.
Thousands Of Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes Released To Fight Zika & Other VirusesThousands of bacteria-infected mosquitoes were released in the wild, testing a new way to kill mosquitoes that carry Zika and other viruses.
Community Workshop On Fighting Mosquitoes, ZikaWith Summer and our traditional 'rainy season' just around the corner, community leaders are working together to figure out the best way in controlling Miami-Dade's mosquito population to stem another outbreak of the Zika virus.
City, County, State Work Together To Prevent Spread Of Zika VirusSouth Florida’s rainy season is nearly upon us and that means mosquitos, lots of mosquitos, which is why local government and health officials met with Governor Rick Scott Monday to discuss the prevention of the spread of the Zika virus.
CDC: Don't Donate Sperm In 3 Florida Counties Due To ZikaMen from three Florida counties shouldn't donate sperm because of a small risk of spreading Zika, U.S. health officials said Monday.
New Zika Vaccine Works On MiceThere’s encouraging news regarding the Zika virus and efforts to fight the disease.
Florida Awards Grants In Battle Against Zika VirusGrants have been awarded to ten Florida universities and research institutions in the fight against the spread of the Zika virus.
2016: Health Stories That Made HeadlinesWith 2016 wrapping up, there were a number of health stories that made headlines over the course of the year.
Florida Researchers To Lead Program On Stopping Zika SpreadThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control is funding a Florida based research program on how to stop Zika from becoming widespread in the U.S.
Travel-Related Zika Cases Near 1,000 Six new "travel-related" cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in the state.
CDC Report: Zika Can Copy Itself In Brains Of Unborn BabiesA new CDC report says Zika can copy itself in the brains of unborn babies and the placentas of pregnant women.
Officials: Risks Remain Despite Halting Zika SpreadWhile Florida declared its crisis with the local transmission of Zika over for the season in a welcome announcement ahead of peak tourism months, health authorities warn that travelers could continue bringing the disease into the state.