Preparing for Zika: Blood Donors Face New ScreeningsFollowing FDA recommendations, blood banks now ask potential donors if they’ve traveled to countries where the virus is active—or had sexual contact with someone.
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.
Top 5 Surprising Ways To Keep Mosquitoes AwayThe tried and true tips involving the four "D"s aren’t the only tactics that work.
White House To Transfer Ebola Funds To Fight Zika VirusCongressional officials say the Obama administration is about to announce it will transfer leftover money from the largely successful fight against Ebola to combat the growing threat of the Zika virus.
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.
Officials Confirm 2 New Zika Virus Cases In Tarrant CountyOfficials with Tarrant County Public Health say they have identified two new imported cases of Zika virus in the county.
DCHHS Reports 4th Zika Virus Case In Dallas CountyThe 55-year-old non-pregnant patient lives in DeSoto and had traveled to El Salvador.
Highland Park To Conduct Mosquito Ground Spraying This WeekendThe recent unseasonably warm weather contributed to an earlier than normal increase in the mosquito population.
Officials: Zika Virus Case Confirmed In Tarrant CountyOfficials have confirmed the first case of a patient having Zika virus in Tarrant County.
Living With People They Bite, Zika Mosquitoes Hard To FightMosquito control agencies in U.S. cities and counties say they are taking advance steps to combat the Zika virus ahead of the typical springtime breeding season.
CDC Emergency Ops Center Moves To Highest Level Of Activation For Zika ResponseThe agency said there's a need for "accelerated preparedness to bring together experts to focus intently and work efficiently in anticipation of local Zika virus transmission by mosquitoes in the Continental U.S."
DCHHS Preparing Lab To Perform Zika Testing LocallyThe newly formed Dallas County Zika Task Force wrapped up its second scheduled meeting this morning. The group, headed by DCHHS Environmental Health, will meet weekly with officials in Dallas County municipalities.