NIH Funding Study Of Zika Infections In US Olympic AthletesResearchers will study some U.S. athletes for Zika during the summer Olympics and Paralympics in Brazil, to better understand how the virus infects.
Obama Urges Congress To Pass Zika Prevention BillPresident Obama said that a vaccine for the Zika virus could be developed in "fairly short order" if Congress acted quickly to pass a bill that would prevent the spread of the disease.
Baylor College Of Medicine To Study Zika PatientsThe Baylor College of Medicine will lead a study of patients infected with the Zika virus under a grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Zika Virus A Concern For Poor Urban Areas Along Gulf CoastThe state health department has spent more than $400,000 since the start of the year to expand its lab capacity and to buy mosquito traps. It also launched a $2 million Zika awareness campaign.
Texas Health Officials Prepare For Zika, But Local Efforts TightSo far, Texas officials have reported 48 people infected with Zika, all associated with travel. In one case, the virus was sexually transmitted by someone who had been infected abroad.
Senate Democrats Block GOP's Zika Funding Bill Senate Democrats have blocked a GOP-drafted measure to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, accusing Republicans of packing the measure with partisan provisions and unfair spending cuts.
Jason Day Pulls Out Of Olympics Over Zika FearsJason Day pulled out of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its top player as it returns from a century-long absence at the summer games.
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.
Ten Dallas County Women Showing Zika SymptomsDallas County Health and Human Services on Tuesday reported nearly a dozen cases of the Zika virus here in North Texas. While no one contracted the virus in the DFW area, any local cases are cause for concern.
New Zika Virus Case Reported In GarlandThe health department says the patient was infected with the virus during recent travel to Central America.
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.
Exterminators Helping Fight ZikaMany homeowners don't want to wait for their city to spray their neighborhood.
Mom With Zika In U.S. Gives Birth To Baby With DefectA baby born to a mother from Honduras with the Zika virus at a New Jersey hospital appears to be affected by the disease, according to a doctor who helped lead the delivery team.
Fourth Zika Virus Case Discovered In Tarrant CountyAccording to Tarrant County health officials, a new Zika virus case has been discovered.