microcephaly

Impact Health

Zika Is Still a Huge Threat to Your Reproductive Health

Nobody paid attention to public health preparedness​, and now President Trump's proposed federal budget will slash funds from the CDC.
Kimberly Lawson
6.12.17
humans of the year

Christine Curry Is Helping Expecting Mothers With Zika Prepare For an Uncertain Future

The Florida doctor is one of the leaders in the fight against the debilitating disease.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
4.12.17
Florida

Florida Needs a New Place to Release Genetically-Modified Anti-Zika Mosquitoes

The local community voted against the experiment, but the government has decided to move forward somewhere else.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.21.16
News

A Breakthrough in Zika Research Could Mean a Treatment for Pregnant Women

A newly-discovered antibody helped protect pregnant mice's fetuses.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.7.16
Health

This Is the Most Googled Question About Zika

You asked, we answered.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.25.16
Health

How to Make a Zika Vaccine in the Middle of an Epidemic

If you’ve never made a vaccine from scratch before, this is how it’s done.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.24.16
politics

Congress Got Its Ass in Gear to Fight Zika, Help Louisiana, and Fix Flint Pipes

Eventually they had to get something done.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.29.16
Health

New Zika study warns of a 'global epidemic’ of birth defects

Two new Zika studies were released this week, one of which made dire predictions about the 'striking magnitude of the association between microcephaly and Zika virus infection.'
Kayla Ruble
9.15.16
Zika

Thailand confirms first microcephaly cases linked to Zika

The U.S. issued new advice for pregnant women traveling to Southeast Asia, now the region has reported cases of the birth defect connected to the Zika virus.
Kayla Ruble
9.7.16
Drugs

Scientists Have Found a Possible Way to Protect Babies from Zika

A new study from Yale neuroscientists uncovered exactly how Zika attacks a developing brain.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.24.16
Miami

Miami Isn’t Waiting on Congress Funds to Fight Zika

But those funds really do need to be released soon.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.12.16
COLOMBIA

Colombia says the Zika epidemic is over — but birth defects have yet to peak

The country's health authorities say the population must nevertheless continue protecting itself against contracting the virus that “is here to stay.”
Alan Hernandez
7.26.16
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