Zika

Zika Virus Found in Eyes, Study Finds

The Zika virus has been found in fluid around the eyes of some patients, shedding new light on how the virus affects healthy adults, according to a study published today in Journal for the American Medical Association Ophthalmology.

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ABC, CNN — Zika concerns widen in the midst of possible heavy rain in South Florida. Crews are working around the clock in Miami, where Zika outbreaks have been declared. Forecasters are keeping a close eye on a tropical system that could threaten South Florida. Experts say heavy rain could mean standing water and standing water can likely lead to…

First Outbreak of Locally Transmitted Zika Confirmed in Continental U.S.

Florida (ABC NEWS)– An outbreak of the Zika virus has been confirmed in Florida, marking the first time the virus has been found to be transmitted via infected mosquitoes within the continental U.S. The outbreak has infected at least four people, three men and one woman, through local transmission, Florida officials said today. “This means Florida has become the first…

SC Receives Nearly $4.5M to Fight Zika Virus

File/ABC News CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded nearly $4.5 million to South Carolina to fight the Zika virus. The CDC announced Thursday that the award is part of a nearly $60 million fund to states, cities and territories to support efforts to combat the virus. Funds will be used to support activities…