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October 31, 2016
Zika ravages testes of mice; study raises concern about men
Zika virus ravages the testes of male mice, sharply reducing sperm counts and fertility, says a study that raises a new ...
October 26, 2016
Experts hope mosquito-borne bacteria can beat the Zika virus
Researchers are trying to infect mosquitoes in Brazil and Colombia with a type of bacteria that could prevent them from ...
October 25, 2016
Long, curved, akimbo: Hope uncovered for bird beak deformity
Biologist Colleen Handel saw her first black-capped chickadee with the heartrending disorder in 1998. The tiny birds showed ...
October 13, 2016
Florida IDs new Miami neighborhood as Zika zone
Health officials announced Thursday a new Zika zone in Miami — a setback less than a month after declaring the nearby Wynwood ...
September 29, 2016
Utah man may have contracted Zika from dying father's tears
A Utah man who mysteriously contracted Zika from his infected father may have got it by touching his dad's tears or sweat ...
September 13, 2016
Investigation: Unique Utah Zika case remains medical mystery
A case of the Zika virus in Utah is now the only one in the continental U.S. that's still puzzling researchers on exactly how ...
August 19, 2016
Zika researchers seeking volunteers willing to be infected
Wanted: Volunteers willing to be infected with the Zika virus for science. It may sound bizarre, but researchers are planning ...
August 11, 2016
Studies shine light on mysterious placenta, how it goes awry
Scientists carefully probe a placenta donated after birth, bluish umbilical cord still attached. This is the body's most ...
August 04, 2016
Correction: Zika-Vaccine story
In a story Aug. 4 about vaccines being developed to fight Zika virus, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the ...
August 01, 2016
Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'
Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human ...
July 19, 2016
Utah Zika case raising new questions about how virus spreads
The case of a Utah man who contracted the Zika virus after caring for his infected father raised new questions for health ...
July 15, 2016
Woman found to spread Zika through sex for 1st time
A New York City woman infected her male partner with Zika virus through sex, the first time female-to-male transmission of ...
July 13, 2016
First virus-hunter in space will test DNA-decoding device
The first virus-hunter in space is all set to conduct some cosmic, new DNA research. Newly arrived space station astronaut ...
July 12, 2016
Inaction on Zika funding likely to delay vaccine testing
The Obama administration on Tuesday cautioned top lawmakers that continued gridlock over legislation to combat the Zika virus ...
July 05, 2016
NIH funds study of Zika infections in US Olympic athletes
Researchers will study some U.S. athletes for Zika during the summer Olympics and Paralympics in Brazil, to better understand ...
July 01, 2016
Obama urges Congress to pass Zika prevention bill
President Barack Obama says a vaccine for the Zika virus could be developed in "fairly short order" if Congress acts quickly ...
June 28, 2016
Monkey study finds Zika infection lasts longer in pregnancy
Researchers infected pregnant monkeys with the Zika virus to learn how it harms developing fetuses — and in a highly unusual ...
June 21, 2016
NIH begins large study of pregnant women in Zika-hit areas
Researchers are beginning a study of up to 10,000 pregnant women in Puerto Rico, Brazil and other Zika-hit parts of Latin ...
June 15, 2016
Zika infections late in pregnancy led to no defects in study
Women infected with the Zika virus late in their pregnancies had babies with no apparent birth defects, according to a study ...
June 09, 2016
Pittsburgh researcher infected with Zika in lab accident
The University of Pittsburgh says one of its researchers became infected with the Zika virus in a lab accident. The scientist ...