Number Of Confirmed Dallas County Zika Virus Cases GrowsToday Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) confirmed the 10th case of Zika virus in the county this year.
Officials In Dallas County Report 7th Case Of Zika VirusDallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed the seventh case of Zika virus in the county so far this year. While the case has been sent off for review at the Texas Department of State Health Services, testing done at the DCHHS lab was positive.
Fifth Imported Zika Case Confirmed in Tarrant CountyTarrant County Public Health says this is the first imported case with a travel history to St. Lucia.
Mosquito Season Brings No Urgency For Money To Fight ZikaThe White House and Democrats are pressuring congressional Republicans to act on President Barack Obama's demands for money to combat Zika.
Mosquitofish Inexpensive Ally In Zika Virus FightA mosquito's natural enemy is becoming a popular ally in the fight against the West Nile and Zika viruses. The tiny mosquitofish, or gambusia affinis, feasts on mosquito larvae.
Dallas Has Plans To Prevent Zika Virus OutbreakLots of rain means lots of mosquitoes. Dallas County Health Department announces an early start to mosquito season. Spencer Lockwood with Dallas County Mosquito Control says this year, Zika Virus is a top concern.
CDC Says Zika Virus Undoubtedly Causes Birth DefectsHealth officials on Wednesday said that there is no longer any doubt that the Zika virus causes severe birth defects. Experts had previously been cautious about making a definitive link.
Things To Know About GMO Mosquito Test ProposalThe spread of the Zika virus in Latin America is giving a boost to a British biotech firm's proposal to deploy a genetically modified mosquito to try to stop transmission of the disease.
Study Supports Linking Zika Virus To Brain Birth DefectA lab study has found that the Zika virus can infect embryonic cells that help form the brain, adding to the evidence that the mosquito-borne virus causes a serious birth defect.
Officials: Zika Virus Case Confirmed In Tarrant CountyOfficials have confirmed the first case of a patient having Zika virus in Tarrant County.
CDC: 14 More Reports Of Possible Zika Spread Through Sex In U.S.The 14 cases all involve men who visited areas with Zika outbreaks, and who may have infected their female sex partners, who had not traveled to those areas.
Zika Has Dallas Getting Early Start On Mosquito PlanThe city’s public education campaign will begin in March. Typically, the city waits until May when mosquito trapping and testing begins.