Doctors Tie Zika Virus To Heart Problems In Some AdultsFor the first time, doctors have tied infection with the Zika virus to possible new heart problems in adults. A report last June describes heart problems that have been seen from other viruses spread by mosquitoes
Poll: Half Of Americans Wary Of Travel To U.S. Zika ZonesA new poll on Americans' healthcare attitudes finds almost half are wary of traveling to places in the U.S. where people have been infected with the Zika virus by mosquitoes, such as parts of Florida.
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.
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.
CDC Reports First Zika Infection Between Gay CoupleThe Centers For Disease Control confirmed another sexually transmitted case of the Zika virus was discovered in Dallas.
Researchers Hope To Control Disease-Spreading MosquitosWest Nile, then Chikungunya, and this spring the newest threat from mosquitos -- Zika. And as North Texas warms up, with plenty of water around, the insects are hunting early; preparing for battle.
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.
Officials: Zika Virus Case Confirmed In Tarrant CountyOfficials have confirmed the first case of a patient having Zika virus in Tarrant County.
Hope Solo Reiterates Concerns Over Zika At The OlympicsU.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo asserted that if the Olympics were held today, she would not go out of concern about the Zika virus.
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.
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.
Obama Asking Congress For Emergency Funding To Combat ZikaPresident Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus.
CDC Issues Guidelines For Preventing Sexual Transmission Of Zika VirusThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued some interim guidelines on how to prevent transmitting the Zika virus through sexual transmission.
All Eyes On Texas After Latest Reported Case Of Zika VirusNorth Texas and the world are paying attention after a person in Dallas County became infected with the Zika virus through sexual contact. It is the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus in the United States.