Millions of honeybees were killed in Dorchester County, South Carolina, as a result of a controversial aerial spray that was targeting Zika-carrying mosquitoes.
While mosquitoes are typically seen as a summertime pests in much of the country, continued periods of warmth could mean that the insects hang around longer than usual into the fall season.
With more than a thousand new cases of Zika reported in Puerto Rico for the first week of September, the numbers of those infected may rise even higher as the U.S. territory enters its fall rainy season.
Without funding, the federal fight against the spread of the Zika virus will eventually come to a complete stop, officials say.
Regions dealing with Zika-carrying mosquitoes could have another threat to monitor as tropical activity picks up this season.
The Florida Department of Health (DOH) has identified 10 new locally-acquired cases of the Zika virus in Florida, Governor Rick Scott announced on Monday.
Some Florida Keys residents are drumming up support against a new initiative to release genetically modified mosquitoes into their neighborhoods to fight Zika.
Four people in Florida are likely the first in the United States to contract the Zika virus by local mosquitoes, officials said Friday.
Summer calls for extra precautions when spending time outdoors, including taking proactive measures against mosquitos, ticks and other pests.
Public health officials are investigating a ‘unique’ case of Zika in Utah whereby a person reportedly became infected with the virus without a clear means of transmission.