NIH researchers say 2016 Zika virus outbreak makes US more prepared

  • Published in Health

Nearly two years after the Zika virus outbreak in the United States, the experience of the virus leaves the United States more prepared for future outbreaks NIH researchers say.

“The road map has already been written for us … hopefully the experience with Zika will allow us to respond in a much more efficient and effective way,” said Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the institute charged with researching the virus.


Thousands turn out for Back-to-School Fair

  • Published in Local

b2schoolfairA couple of thousand parents and students from Montgomery County Public Schools gathered in Rockville Saturday to learn about school programs, receive vaccines and also to take part in entertainment and educational activities at the Back-to-School Fair.

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