Texas health officials confirmed Tuesday that an infant who passed away shortly after birth in Harris County had microcephaly linked to the Zika virus.
The mother was infected with Zika while traveling in Latin...
Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 11:38 AM EDT
'Success Kid' Meme Helps Raise $100K for Dad's New Kidney
A photo of 9-year-old Sammy Griner may very well have saved his father's life. When Sammy was a baby, his mom snapped a photo of him looking adorably determined, spawning the wildly popular "Success Kid"
Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 11:57 AM EDT
Zika Eradication Fight Making Gains in Miami: Officials
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and top officials with the Centers for Disease Control made a stop in South Florida Thursday to visit the epicenter of Miami-Dade's fight against the Zika virus, which they said is going...
Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 05:00 PM EDT
Mom Donates 131 Gallons of Breast Milk After Baby Dies
Three experimental Zika vaccines protected monkeys against infection from the virus, an encouraging sign as research moves into studies in people.
The success in monkeys, which involved a traditional vaccine...
Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 08:44 PM EDT
Scammers, Bug Spray Companies Capitalizing on Zika Fears
Marketers know this is the time to pounce: The summer Olympics are about to start in Brazil, where the recent Zika epidemic started, and 14 mosquito-borne cases of Zika were identified recently in the Miami...
Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 03:26 PM EDT
33 US Service Members Contracted Zika Overseas: Pentagon
The Pentagon says 33 U.S. service members, including one who is pregnant, have contracted the Zika virus overseas, NBC News reported.
Officials would not say where the service members were posted, but...
As federal officials warn pregnant women to avoid travel to a part of Miami because of the spread of the Zika virus, some airlines are offering Zika-related refunds.
The CDC says pregnant women should...
Starbucks announced that it is recalling a stainless steel beverage straw for being too rigid and posing a risk of injury.
The company received four reports of children getting cuts in their mouths while...
Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 04:39 PM EDT
Wiping Out Zika-Spreading Mosquito in Miami Proving Difficult
The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says officials are finding it challenging to eradicate mosquitoes in a part of Miami where 15 people appear to have contracted the Zika virus.