February 2016 Headlines

Nearly $2 Billion Requested to Keep Zika Virus from Spreading

Health officials are hoping to agressively combat the mosquito-borne disease before the insect population becomes larger and more active in the spring and summer.

First Case of Zika Virus Hits the US through Sexual Contact

A person in Texas has been infected with the Zika virus through sexual contact, according to Dallas County health officials.

WHO Declares Zika Virus a Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organization has declared the Zika virus an international public health emergency Monday as the mosquito-borne virus is spreading rapidly in Central and South America.