Tag : White House Zika
title : Zika Virus Is 'Scarier Than Initially Thought,' Billions Needed To Fight It Say U.S. Health Officials
summary : A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official said Monday the Zika virus is tied to more birth defects than the genetic abnormalities-related microcephaly, and the mosquitoes that can carry it are present in 30 U.S. states. Doctors from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health appeared before White House reporters Monday to press their case for Congress to approve $1.9 billion in emergency funding to fight the virus.
date : Apr 11, 2016 11:57 PM EDT