On the Ground With Scientists Battling Zika in Florida
When state officials announced last week that they'd captured mosquitoes infected with Zika, it was by using these scientists' traps.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
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Nine-Year-Old Wins 'Tastiest Girl' in Mosquito Bite Contest
She went home with a ceramic trophy and a monumental number of itchy welts.
This App Helps Citizens Report Deadly Mosquito Sightings
Mosquito Alert allows Spaniards to report sightings of the Tiger mosquito, helping local authorities stamp out their spread.
The CDC Is Monitoring 279 Pregnant Women With Zika In The US
CDC has changed the way it monitors and reports pregnant women with Zika virus to include those who tested positive for the virus but never had symptoms.
Rio Has Three Times More Zika Cases Than Any Other State in Brazil
With the 100-day countdown to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics under way, new figures show the state has three times the national average for Zika infections.
To Fight Zika, Let’s Genetically Modify Mosquitoes the Old-Fashioned Way
Controversial gene editing techniques aren't the only option.
World Health Organization Declares the Zika Outbreak an International Emergency
The designation, only used three times before, indicates the severity of the situation.
Why Eradicating Earth’s Mosquitoes To Fight Disease Is Probably a Bad Idea
Hint: no one knows for sure what the consequences would be.
The Little-Known Virus Causing a Panic Over Infant Brain Deformities in Brazil
The crisis is stark example of how difficult it still is to predict and control an epidemic.
Kaleigh Rogers and Letícia Naísa
Baiting Mosquitoes with Fake Blood
A Kentucky scientist has a plan to eradicate malaria.
Fake Malaria Pills Could Cause an Epidemic
Fake antimalarial pills sold on the black market have helped create a drug resistant malaria strain. We look at who's selling them and the problems they're causing.
Antibiotics Are Helping Mosquitos Spread Malaria More Effectively
Study finds that our antibiotic-rich blood is helping mosquitos live longer, healthier lives, too.