Mosquitoes may ruin your summer, but Newsweek has spoken to an expert to find out the best way to keep the bugs away from your home for good
"Tracking and monitoring the types of mosquitoes that exist in Nebraska communities is critical, which in turn helps us identify potential public health implications and implement prevention measures to reduce risk," a state epidemiologist said.
Sometimes summer really bites.
A new report from the CDC suggests the mosquito-borne virus has spiked the risk of births with microcephaly and related defects.
Urging pregnant women to apply bug repellent isn't thrilling work for doctors. But it's about all they've got.
Populations in Nigeria, India and Indonesia are at particular risk of outbreaks.
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,
Team GB's Justin Rose won gold in the golf.
The Obama administration says Zika poses a "significant threat" to the health of pregnant women in Puerto Rico who may be infected and their children.
The WHO in February declared Zika an international public health emergency.
Travelers should also be concerned about sunstroke, diarrhea and road accidents, according to a WHO expert.
The caregiver has recovered, but Utah officials are still investigating how the person became infected.
While Tinder reigned at the Sochi Games, the mosquito-borne illness is set to take over Olympics culture in Rio de Janeiro.
The fungus can penetrate Aedes aegypti larvae when suspended in water.
More than 200 health experts wrote an open letter in May calling for the games to be postponed or relocated because of the Zika outbreak.
The world No. 3 golfer has sought advice on the impact of contracting the virus.