After communities in the Florida Keys disagreed over trials of GMO mosquitoes in the area, the mosquito control board has voted to go forward with the test.
Two communities in the Florida Keys voted on whether to allow a trial of GMO mosquitoes in the area. The split vote could delay the trial for months.
When county officials sprayed for mosquitoes in one South Carolina town, they may have ended up killing millions of honeybees in the process.
Severe weather from a tropical storm or hurricane could potentially spread the Zika virus even further in Florida, and standing water is only 1 concern.
A National Institutes of Health official says the end of the Zika virus could still be a year or 2 away, and that Gulf Coast states, besides Florida, are most vulnerable.
The CDC has issued a 2nd travel advisory for pregnant women and their partners in South Florida, this time for South Beach.
There is now confirmation that a case of the much-discussed Zika virus has spread across state lines when a Texan returned from a Florida visit.
Florida officials are spraying a pesticide called naled which kills Zika-carrying mosquitoes, but is associated with serious health risks.
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The FDA has given Oxitec Ltd. approval to conduct a trial of mosquitoes genetically engineered to fight the Zika virus in the Florida Keys.
Florida is having a difficult time controlling the Zika virus, as the state has trouble controlling mosquitoes in general.
The Zika virus is being spread through mosquito bites in part of South Florida, and the CDC is warning pregnant women and their partners to avoid the area.
Four people in Florida are thought to have become infected by the Zika virus through local mosquitoes, the first such cases on US mainland.
Estimates show that around 1.65 million women in Latin America could be infected with Zika while they are pregnant, with Brazil carrying the highest number.
It seems the Zika virus is showing no signs of slowing in Brazil, where researchers have found that the virus is present even in many house mosquitoes.
Due to the spreading of the Zika virus, the Centers for Disease Control is urging Puerto Rico to spray the affected area with pesticides for protection.
Utah health officials have confirmed that an elderly woman who passed away in late June has died after contracting the Zika virus.