Stories about Health

Jan 29 2016

Top US researcher says Zika vaccine is years away

In Geneva , WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan noted it had been less than a year since the virus arrived in the Americas, "where it is now spreading explosively". H...

Jan 29 2016

More airlines offer Zika refunds to pregnant women

Zika originated in Africa and also exists in Asia. However, the CDC advises that women trying to get pregnant should talk to their doctor before traveling to infecte...

Jan 29 2016

Zika Virus Spreads to 20 Latin American Countries

The good news is, while it's not certain, scientists believe once an individual has been infected with the virus , they are immune and won't become infected again, accor...

Jan 29 2016

With no budget, Rauner delivers Illinois State of the State

Less than a week after the largest social service provider in the state announced closures of 30 programs that left 4,700 Illinoisians without services, and with addition...

Jan 29 2016

Hundreds of Thousands of Birds Euthanized Due to Avian Flu

Indiana's poultry industry brings in $2.5 billion a year, Derrer said, adding that the state leads the country in duck production, is No. 3 in egg production and fourth i...