Health

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Zika virus in Florida (all times local): 4 p.m. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is asking Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to reconvene Congress so lawmakers can pass an emergency spending bill to fight the spread of the Zika virus. Nelson sent...
Behind the spread of the Zika virus is a tiny menace that just won't go away. It's called the Aedes aegypti (AYE'-dees uh-GYP'-tie), a species of mosquito that has played a villainous role in public health history and defeated attempts to wipe it out. The mosquito is behind the...
Behind the spread of the Zika virus is a tiny menace that just won't go away. It's called the Aedes aegypti (AYE'-dees uh-GYP'-tie), a species of mosquito that has played a villainous role in public health history and defeated attempts to wipe it out. The mosquito is behind the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homegrown mosquitoes apparently have infected four people in the Miami area with Zika and now it's up to tried-and-true public health measures to stamp out the birth defect-causing virus before it spreads. Florida Gov. Rick Scott made the long-dreaded...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Zika virus in Florida (all times local): 1 p.m. President Obama's spokesman says Florida needs more federal money to limit the spread of the Zika virus. White House deputy press secretary Eric Schultz said Friday's announcement that South...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Worried that Swedes aren't having enough sex, the government wants to analyze the bedroom activities of its citizens in a major new study. It's been 20 years since the last in-depth study of the sex habits of the Scandinavian welfare state, so Public Health...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Worried that Swedes aren't having enough sex, the government wants to analyze the bedroom activities of its citizens in a major new study. It's been 20 years since the last in-depth study of the sex habits of the Scandinavian welfare state, so Public Health...
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — The first wave of genetically modified mosquitoes were released Wednesday in the Cayman Islands as part of a new effort to control the insect that spreads Zika and other viruses, officials in the British Island territory said. Genetically...
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on blood donations and the Zika virus (all times local): 4 p.m. Officials at Florida's main supplier of blood say they'll begin testing all blood collections for the Zika virus using an investigational donor screening test. In a statement Thursday,...