Michaeleen Doucleff appears in the following:
Friday, June 24, 2016
A crazy idea helped get rid of the screwworm fly, which once took a toll on cattle. Now the strategy is being used in the battle against Zika.
Monday, June 20, 2016
So far, data suggest that Zika doesn't pose the same risk of neurological defects to babies and children as it does to fetuses in the womb. But doctors don't know the long-term effects of the virus.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Scientists tracked nearly 600 pregnant women in Colombia, who were reportedly infected with Zika during their third trimester. None of these women gave birth to a baby with apparent problems.
Monday, June 13, 2016
A few months ago, health officials published a map that made it look like a big part of the U.S. was at high risk for Zika. Now they've released a new map that paints a very different picture.
Friday, June 10, 2016
The first question: Should you go at all? The next question: If you do go, how do you protect yourself?
Friday, June 03, 2016
There's a heated battle about the Olympics in Rio. Some health experts are calling for the games to be moved because of Zika. Others say attending the games doesn't pose a threat.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
There's fever. And unexplained bleeding. Like Ebola. But tests show that the 51 cases in South Sudan are definitely not Ebola.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The health agency is making changes so it can get boots on the ground if a pandemic strikes. But critics say it hasn't gone far enough.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Health officials have warned for years that the world is not ready for the next big pandemic. Leaders at the World Health Organization are meeting this week to try to change that.
Monday, May 23, 2016
Long-lasting hormone contraceptives are now the most recommended form of birth control for young women. And many women say the fact that they can reduce or eliminate periods is a big plus.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Mosquito season is just getting underway in the U.S., and some areas have the mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus. Pregnant women in places like Florida and Texas are at greatest risk.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Experiments on mice have given scientists an understanding of how the virus causes severe brain malformations.
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
The money was part of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. It went to sex ed classes and public health messages in Africa. Effective or not? A new study offers a clear verdict.
Friday, April 29, 2016
A country is declared Ebola-free. Then the virus flares up again. Doctors now know why.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
A study finds that HIV infection — or the treatment for it — can have an impact on the way the body ages.
Monday, April 18, 2016
This week the world is attempting a first — the largest, quickest rollout of a vaccine in history. The goal is to make the polio vaccine safer, but it comes with a big risk.
Friday, April 15, 2016
Scientists estimated how contagious the virus is in Colombia — and that gives us some clues to how it might spread in the U.S.
Monday, April 11, 2016
Laughter turns out to be a universal language in more ways than we realize.
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Scientists say research has establish a connection between Zika and microcephaly. More research is needed to establish how much danger a fetus is in if a pregnant woman becomes infected.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Using a battery of advance tests, doctors at Johns Hopkins were able to see signs of brain damage in a fetus that standard tests had missed.