The quiet of Hawaiian Acres’ back roads was interrupted Monday morning by the steady beep-beep of a U.S. Army High Mobility Engineer Excavator driving back and forth across an open, slightly muddy space surrounded by ohia trees and ferns. 246 more words
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State lawmakers have agreed to boost funding for the Department of Health’s vector control branch as they try to take a more proactive approach to combating mosquito-borne diseases. 202 more words
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Confirming the worst fears of many pregnant women in the United States and Latin America, U.S. health officials said Wednesday… 174 more words
Scientists now have evidence the Zika virus was spreading in South America long before health officials detected it. The findings suggest Zika could be hiding out in other corners of the world, and Southeast Asia may be the next region to see a big outbreak. 289 more words
Officials said the patient was a resident who became ill while traveling in Latin America and fell ill upon return to Maui in February.
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Zika virus is spreading, and scientists are growing more concerned about its link to an epidemic of brain defects known as microcephaly.