Researchers: Potential 'Mosquito Birth Control' Could Curb Killer DiseasesScientists say they've taken a major step toward developing a "mosquito birth control" drug to curb the spread of diseases that kill hundreds of thousands of people every year.
Rising Temperatures Means Return Of Zika Virus ConcernsIt's the unofficial start of summer and warm temperatures this past winter have health officials concerned about the Zika virus.
2016 Pittsburgh News Year In ReviewBefore we turn the calendar to 2017, let’s take a look back at some of the biggest stories in Pittsburgh over the past year.
Officials: South Beach Halts Zika's Spread, But Risks RemainFlorida's governor and tourism officials are declaring victory over Zika in South Beach. But the virus remains a risk in Miami-Dade County.
Study: Zika Flourishes Inside Vagina, Spreads To Fetal BrainResearchers already know the Zika virus is sexually transmitted, but now they say the virus can flourish inside a woman’s vagina.
FDA Recommends Testing Entire Blood Supply For Zika VirusTest the entire blood supply for Zika. That's what the Food and Drug Administration has recommended.
Pennsylvania IDs Its First Case Of Sexually Transmitted ZikaOn Thursday, the Department of Health announced that Pennsylvania has reported its first case of Zika virus infection by sexual transmission.
Pennsylvania Now One Of Top States For Zika Virus Pennsylvania now has one of the highest number of travel-related Zika cases in America.
DEP: Mosquitoes Capable Of Spreading Zika Found In 3 Local CountiesMosquitoes that are capable of spreading the Zika virus have been found in Allegheny, Beaver and Fayette counties.
Zika Outbreak Prompts Travel Warning For Area Of MiamiHealth officials have advised pregnant women to avoid a part of Miami where mosquitoes are apparently transmitting Zika directly to humans.
'Zika Is Now Here': Mosquitoes Spreading Virus In U.S.Florida's governor says the state has concluded that four mysterious Zika infections likely came from mosquitoes in the Miami area.
Department Of Health Distributes Zika Prevention Kits For Pregnant WomenThe Pennsylvania Department of Health launched an initiative aimed at protecting citizens from the Zika virus.
Pitt Researcher Contracts Zika Virus After Being Stuck With Needle In LabThe Allegheny County Health Department confirms that there have now been four confirmed cases of the Zika virus in the county.
Consumer Reports: Best Insect Repellents For The SummerConsumer Reports looks at the best insect repellents to keep your family safe from bites and diseases this summer.
Get Marty: Zika Scare Makes Mess Of Man’s Vacation To Puerto RicoThe Zika virus scare has made a mess out of a North Hills man’s plans to fly to Puerto Rico and watch the Pittsburgh Pirates play baseball. That’s when he called Get Marty.