Scientists Find Zika Mutation Linked to Microcephaly
The virus has become more aggressive, increasing the threat of lifelong problems.
Zika Virus Mosquitoes Found in Long Beach
Authorities have warned residents to watch out for mosquito bites and clean out pet bowls as the Aedes aegypti species breeds in stagnant water.
Could Zika Virus Treat Brain Tumors?
A U.K. surgeon has been awarded £200,000 (over $260,000) to find out if the virus can attack cancer cells.
Florida Sperm Donations May Contain Zika Virus
The CDC has warned people to avoid using sperm from three Florida counties.
Zika Outbreak Linked to Increased Risk of Birth Defects
A new report from the CDC suggests the mosquito-borne virus has spiked the risk of births with microcephaly and related defects.
On the Frontlines in the Fight Against Zika in Florida
Urging pregnant women to apply bug repellent isn't thrilling work for doctors. But it's about all they've got.
Zika Puts 2 Billion in Africa and Asia at Risk: Study
Populations in Nigeria, India and Indonesia are at particular risk of outbreaks.
Florida Finds Local Mosquitoes With Zika
Florida officials on Thursday said they have trapped the first mosquitoes that tested positive for the Zika virus in the Miami area.
Will Anti-Abortion Activists Insist on Zika Births?
Microcephaly is not detectable until late in the pregnancy, at a time after which many states have banned abortion.
FDA Recommends Zika Testing for Blood Donated in U.S.
The agency said its decision to expand blood screening in the United States was, in part, based on concerns about more cases of local transmission in Florida,
Zika May Affect Brain Function in Adults
New research suggests the mosquito-borne virus could have deleterious effects on certain neural cells in adults.
Zika-Related Microcephaly Comes to Europe, Via Spain
The baby's mother was infected with the mosquito-borne virus in Latin America.
Rio Olympics 2016: Fighting Zika Becomes a Blood Sport
While Tinder reigned at the Sochi Games, the mosquito-borne illness is set to take over Olympics culture in Rio de Janeiro.
CDC's Zika Tally Will Likely Never be Accurate
It's likely that public health officials will grossly underestimate the number of poor pregnancy outcomes caused by the virus.
Andy Murray: I Need Advice on Zika Before Rio Olympics
The British No.1 wants to consult doctors before deciding on Olympic involvement.
Zika Virus Detected in 157 Pregnant U.S. Women
Another 122 pregnant women in U.S. territories, primarily Puerto Rico, have tested positive for infection.
Puerto Rico Confirms First Case of Zika-Related Microce
Health officials say a fetus had severe congenital defects and also tested positive for the mosquito-borne virus.
Zika Virus: Adam Scott Fears for Safety of Olympians
The Australian golfer has pulled out of Rio partly for this reason.
Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects in Animals
It provides the first direct evidence virus can be passed from mother to fetus, resulting in birth defects.
CDC Confirms Link Between Zika and Microcephaly
An analysis of existing data proves the mosquito-borne virus can cause serious fetal birth defects.
Zika Virus May Be Linked to Another Brain Disease
The autoimmune condition shares some similarities to multiple sclerosis, according to new research.
Zika Virus: Cape Verde Records First Microcephaly Case
If confirmed, it would be Africa's first case of Zika-related microcephaly.
Researchers Find Proof Zika Causes Fetal Brain Defects
A new study conducted with cell cultures shows how the mosquito-borne virus may slow down and stop neural cell growth.
Zika Linked to Paralyzing Neurological Syndrome
Guillain-Barre syndrome can result in paralysis and patients requiring a ventilator.
How Doctors Convinced the World to Stop Ignoring Zika
A group of Brazilian doctors suspected the connection between Zika and microcephaly months ago, but had to persuade their government, and the world, that they were onto something real.
CDC: Don't Go to the Olympics if You're Pregnant
U.S. health officials say you can avoid Zika by abstaining from unprotected sex—and the 2016 summer games in Rio.
First Case of Zika-Related Microcephaly Reported in U.S
The CDC reported outcomes on several pregnant U.S. residents who acquired the virus while traveling in affected countries.
Zika Linked to Stillbirths, Congenital Defects
A case study of one pregnancy in Brazil suggests the mosquito-borne virus may result in pregnancy complications beyond microcephaly.
New Evidence For a Zika-Microcephaly Connection
Researchers from the U.S. and Brazil say they will have enough evidence by the spring to confirm the outbreak is behind a sharp increase in birth defects.
Pope Suggests Contraception OK to Combat Zika Crisis
Pope Francis added that he still considers abortion a crime.