Zika Virus

The Harahan Police Department's faux Facebook post was an "attempt at humor."
Early cases of the virus were different from those today.
More than 2,000 babies in Brazil have birth defects associated with Zika.
Climate change is partly to blame, but it’s not the whole story.
The threat of Zika virus was a major concern at the 2016 Rio Olympics. But new research shows that it was other diseases that came back.
It used to be a fairly harmless illness.
Zika's most damaging quality could be weaponized against brain tumor cells.
The Dallas Mavericks owner wades into a growing debate over rights to taxpayer-funded pharmaceutical research.
It’s the at least second time this year the federal government has proposed giving exclusive rights for taxpayer-funded research to a foreign pharmaceutical giant.
The bill is the latest move in the Vermont senator's fight with Big Pharma over the patent for a Zika vaccine.
The little critters really aren't so scary -- and they even eat unwanted insects.
This appears to be 2017's first instance of a mosquito spreading the virus in the United States.