Posts tagged "Zika virus"

Sept. 20 news: Zika in Florida, app to fight opioid overdose, sepsis

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016.

Sept. 6 news: Flooding hazards, new flu vaccine guidelines, Zika funding

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016.

Aug. 29 news: Parents refusing vaccines for kids, affordable medications, Zika testing

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016.

August 10 news: Affordable Care Act improving health, Zika and joint condition, cost of lead in Flint

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, August 10, 2016.

August 4 news: Breastfeeding and inequality, sickle cell, Zika vaccine testing

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, August 4, 2016.

August 3 news: Changing moles and skin cancer, Americans not worried about Zika virus, Seattle bans gay conversion therapy

Check out today's pubic health news on Wednesday, August 3, 2016.

August 1 news: UNICEF for breastfeeding, gun violence as a pandemic, Zika in Miami

Check out today's public health news on Monday, August 1, 2016.

July 26 news: Testing pregnant women for Zika, Red Cross requests blood donations, depression treatment

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.
CDC Director Tom Frieden speaks on Zika

CDC Director Tom Frieden speaks on Zika

CDC Director Tom Frieden and his agency are faced with what he calls an “unprecedented” and “urgent” health threat. Zika is the first mosquito-transmissible virus that has been shown to cause birth defects, and the first mosquito-borne sexually transmitted disease or infection.

July 21 news: Zika virus in Florida, salmonella, advancements in hip replacements

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 21, 2016.
APHA: 'Great disappointment' at lack of congressional funding for Zika

APHA: ‘Great disappointment’ at lack of congressional funding for Zika

Today marks the beginning of Congress' seven-week recess without any dedicated funding to protect Americans from the Zika virus infection.

July 18 news: Obesity, violence in the media, Zika transmission

Check out today's public health news on Monday, July 18, 2016.