Virginia ramping up efforts to prevent spread of Zika virus
Health / Local / Science / Virginia

Virginia ramping up efforts to prevent spread of Zika virus

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — With the summer mosquito season fast approaching and anxiety about the Zika virus growing, Virginia officials are racing to educate the public and distribute 10,000 Zika prevention kits to pregnant women. The kits, which will be provided through health care providers, include a small bottle of mosquito repellent, educational materials, and … Continue reading

Trying to get jump on Zika preparations with money in limbo
Health / International News / Latin America & the Caribbean / U.S. News

Trying to get jump on Zika preparations with money in limbo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beg, borrow and steal: Zika preparation involves a bit of all three as federal, state and local health officials try to get a jump on the mosquito-borne virus while Congress haggles over how much money they really need. With that financing in limbo, health officials are shifting resources and setting priorities — … Continue reading