Summer will be here soon, which means more mosquitoes — and the threat of the Zika virus. Public health officials in D.C. are trying to get out in front of the disease.
On Saturday, D.C.’s health department will hold educational meetings about Zika in all eight wards of the District, answering questions and distributing kits to the public.
There’s a population of yellow fever mosquitoes in Washington, D.C.
As summer nears, it’s important for people in the U.S., especially outdoor workers, to be well-informed about the Zika virus.
Public health officials are raising concerns about the mosquito-borne Zika virus as warm summer months approach.
D.C. health officials are gearing up for mosquito season, expanding surveillance for new types of ailments and issuing warnings to prevent the spread of viruses including Zika.
The mosquito-borne Zika virus usually causes a mild illness but is now suspected in an unusual birth defect and other health issues. Some things to know.
People traveling to warm climates for spring break should take precautions to avoid exposure to the Zika virus that’s active now in tropical climates around the globe.
The D.C. Department of Health says it has confirmed three cases of Zika in the District — all of which involved people who contracted it after traveling abroad.
A Virginia resident from the northwestern part of the state is the first confirmed case of Zika virus in our region.
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