zika virus

A mosquito control truck-based spraying will took place last night in downtown Baltimore, due to concern over the Zika virus, the Baltimore City Health Department announced. Health Department officials say the spraying is a precautionary measure that can help prevent the breeding of mosquitoes. Source:FoxBaltimore.com  Want news at your fingertips? Text WOLB to 71007 to […]

A new report illustrates major racial disparities when it comes to organ donations in the United States. According to the study conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 58 percent of individuals in the U.S. on the organ donation list are Black, Latino, and Asian. African-Americans account for 30 percent of that […]

Chrissy Rutherford shares her story of being diagnosed and suffering from this virus.

Public health experts claim that the virus has seen a dramatic increase in spite of efforts made to diminish the number of individuals affected.

Plus, a security guard is charged with battery for attacking a trans woman in a store bathroom and the number of pregnant women with Zika in the U.S. triples.

The White House is pressuring Congress to pass a $1.9 billion bill to provide emergency funding for Zika.

Raising alarm, scientists in Brazil show that a more common mosquito can carry the Zika virus. But it's undetermined if the species can transmit the virus to humans.

About a dozen Black NYPD officers filed a lawsuit against their department claiming they were pressured to implement racism in their practices.

Scores of mourners gathered at the First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem on Monday to say their final farewells to award-winning journalist Michael J. Feeney.

DCHHS director Zachary Thompson has advised many to use condoms to avoid any sexually transmitted diseases.