Deadly Yellow Fever Outbreak in Brazil Sparks Fears of Zika-Like Epidemic
Brazilian authorities work to prevent history from repeating itself.
The Zika Virus Just Quietly Spread to Southwest Africa
While it’s only two cases so far, it’s a stark reminder of West Africa’s vulnerability to epidemics.
Condemned to Life in Zikaland
In Recife, Brazil’s ground zero of the Zika virus, a community struggles to deal with the devastating spread of microcephaly.
Zika Is Just the First Front in the 21st-Century Biowar
Why a new era of synthetic biology could make the dangers of the atomic age seem quaint.
Clinton Blasts Congress for Lack of Action as Zika Spreads in Florida
Clinton's comments come as the number of locally-transmitted cases rises again.
Here’s What You Need To Know About Zika As Florida Outbreak Grows
The CDC is confident the virus would be contained to Miami suburb.
Dear Washington: The Time to Prepare for Zika Has Come and Gone
Act now, or bear the blame for the virus's devastating effects.
Locally Transmitted Zika Arrives in the United States
Public health officials have been warning for months that the virus would arrive in the U.S.
The Disease Detective Who Speaks the Truth About Epidemics
In the wake of Ebola and the Zika outbreak, a new book maps out the best, smartest ways to combat man’s greatest killers.
First U.S. Athlete Scratches Rio Olympics Over Zika Concerns
The U.S. cyclist is concerned about transmitting the virus to his pregnant wife.
U.S. Short-Handed on Mosquito Traps as Summer and Mosquitoes Arrive
High demand has the United States short on traps needed to slow Zika's spread.
Dramatic Rise in Zika Cases Among Pregnant Women in the U.S.
The looming public health crisis from the Zika virus in the U.S. just got a lot worse.
Senator to WHO: Take Another Look at Whether The Olympics Is Such a Great Idea
Senator Jeanne Shaheen is calling for an evaluation of the potential public health risks posed by the Olympics.