CDC issues Zika travel guidance for Texas border city

The CDC designated Brownsville a Zika cautionary area for testing and travel guidance with an advisory that applies to pregnant women, women of reproductive age and their sexual partners who live in or visited Brownsville on or after Oct. 29. Pregnant women are urged to postpone trips to the area. Local pregnant women and their partners should take […]


Rio Grande Valley Zika Case Prompts Prenatal Caution

Doctors in the Rio Grande Valley have stepped up their observation of pregnant women following the first suspected case of locally-transmitted Zika. There are no advisories yet for pregnant women to avoid the southwest Brownsville neighborhood where the Zika patient lives. That could change if more cases crop up or if tests of mosquitoes turn out […]