On Tuesday, the Texas Department of State Health services confirmed that a pregnant Texas woman who had not traveled outside the state contracted the Zika virus.
A global coalition announced plans to fund the creation of new vaccines for diseases in order to prevent future epidemics on Wednesday.
Reports of locally transmitted Zika in South Florida last year compelled federal officials to instate a travel advisory for pregnant women and instilled fear among hotel owners who...
Angola has announced its first two cases of the Zika virus, but it is not clear whether the strain is the one spreading through the Americas.
Dioudonee Trujillo Del Valle, a high-school senior, learned in April she had accidentally become pregnant by her boyfriend.
A year ago, the mosquito-borne Zika virus was only beginning to reveal itself as a threat to pregnant women and their unborn babies.
From the elimination of measles in the U.S. to the advance of potential new treatments for Alzheimer's disease, 2016 was a jam-packed year for health news.
Brazil should urgently review its reproductive health policies, scientists said on Friday, to support the more than 50 percent of potential mothers who say they want to avoid pregn...
Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc said its experimental Zika vaccine induced robust immune responses in an early-stage study in human volunteers who have not been infected with the virus.
Malaysia confirmed an eighth Zika virus case on Sunday, involving a 67-year-old man who first showed symptoms in late November.