Health

First Zika virus pregnancy case in Europe confirmed

Brazil has seen 4,783 suspected cases of babies born with small brains, although only 404 have been confirmed, 709 have been rejected and 3,670 are still being...


CDC: More pregnant women should be tested for Zika

There is no vaccine to prevent the virus, so avoiding mosquito bites is key, said Harry Savage, chief of ecology for the CDC. "People who have contact with pr...


Spain reports first Zika-infected pregnancy case in Europe

It's also not known if a woman who is infected with Zika can spread the disease to a man through sex, the agency said. Pregnant women without symptoms of Zi...


Former pharmaceuticals executive pleads the fifth at hearing

In her earlier opening statement, Retzlaff said , "I believe the decisions made by the company have been appropriate". "Do you think you've done anything wro...


Three people in Columbia have died due to the Zika virus

The Douglas County Health Department says the two Nebraska patients with Zika virus are both women who had recently returned to Nebraska from worldwide travel. ...


The CDC Recommends Men Stop Having Sex With Their Pregnant Partners

The U.S. government on Friday urged men who recently traveled to areas where Zika virus runs rife and their pregnant sex partners to abstain from sexual activit...