Prince George's Hospital Center in Maryland is clearing babies from its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) after three babies tested positive for a bacteria that can cause a potentially deadly infection.
Texas health officials confirmed Tuesday that an infant who passed away shortly after birth in Harris County had microcephaly linked to the Zika virus.
The mother was infected with Zika while traveling in Latin...
Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 08:38 AM PDT
'Success Kid' Meme Helps Raise $100K for Dad's New Kidney
A photo of 9-year-old Sammy Griner may very well have saved his father's life. When Sammy was a baby, his mom snapped a photo of him looking adorably determined, spawning the wildly popular "Success Kid"
Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 08:57 AM PDT
Zika Eradication Fight Making Gains in Miami: Officials
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and top officials with the Centers for Disease Control made a stop in South Florida Thursday to visit the epicenter of Miami-Dade's fight against the Zika virus, which they said is going...
Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 09:10 PM PDT
New Immunotherapy Modifies T-Cells to Kill Leukemia
Three experimental Zika vaccines protected monkeys against infection from the virus, an encouraging sign as research moves into studies in people.
The success in monkeys, which involved a traditional vaccine...
Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 12:13 PM PDT
2 Babies Born With Zika-Related Defects in California
Marketers know this is the time to pounce: The summer Olympics are about to start in Brazil, where the recent Zika epidemic started, and 14 mosquito-borne cases of Zika were identified recently in the Miami...
Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 12:26 PM PDT
33 US Service Members Contracted Zika Overseas: Pentagon
The Pentagon says 33 U.S. service members, including one who is pregnant, have contracted the Zika virus overseas, NBC News reported.
Officials would not say where the service members were posted, but...