Articles Tagged 'Zika'
Florida Keys Voters Split on Genetically Modified Mosquito Trial
A proposal to release genetically altered mosquitoes into the United States for the first time hit a possible stumbling block on Tuesday, with voters in… READ MORE
New Zika zone identified in Miami’s Little River area, with five cases reported
At least five people have contracted Zika virus from mosquitoes in Miami’s Little River neighborhood, Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced on Thursday, identifying a one-square-mile… READ MORE
In a first, mosquitoes test positive for Zika in Florida
Mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus have been caught in Miami Beach, Florida officials said Thursday.
The discovery, while expected, is a first for the continental… READ MORE
Spread? Zika Hits Palm Beach
The first case of locally-acquired Zika virus has arrived in Palm Beach County.
Gov. Rick Scott said Monday the infected person recently traveled to Miami-Dade… READ MORE
Florida governor criticizes Washington for lagging in Zika fight
Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott on Sunday accused the federal government of lagging in providing assistance to combat the spread of the Zika virus in… READ MORE
The FDA just greenlit releasing mutant Zika-killing mosquitoes in Florida
Our sci-fi future just got a whole lot closer to becoming a reality, after the Food and Drug Administration gave the okay to a field… READ MORE
Florida to begin aerial spraying of insecticides to control Zika
CHICAGO – Florida will conduct an aerial insecticide spraying campaign at dawn on Wednesday in an effort to kill mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus, officials… READ MORE
Florida health officials investigating first possible non-travel Zika transmission
Health officials in Florida said Tuesday that they are investigating the first possible non-travel Zika transmission.
The Florida Department of Health said the case was… READ MORE
282 Zika Cases in Florida
WASHINGTON | Top health officials warned Wednesday that the Zika virus threatens much of the Western Hemisphere, with Florida, Puerto Rico and Brazil in the… READ MORE
Republicans tell Obama to approve mosquito spraying in Puerto Rico or face spread of Zika crisis
The White House should drop its objections to a $1.1 billion plan to combat the Zika virus if it really wants Puerto Rico to start… READ MORE