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Legal and practical hurdles keep most people from collecting damages, experts say.
The announcement comes amid an epidemic of prescription drug and heroin overdoses, which now kill more Americans each year than automobile accidents.
Officials in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom are asking people to avoid giving blood for up to a month after visiting areas affected by the Zika virus.
Local officials in Brazil said two people have contracted Zika virus transmission through blood transfusions, the first such reports in an outbreak that is projected to infected millions in the coming months.
Officials in Dallas said a local resident was infected with Zika after having sex with a person who contracted the virus during a trip to Venezuela.
This represents the first case of someone being infected while in the United States during this outbreak, the CDC said Tuesday.
Extended work hours for novice surgeons don’t affect patient care and are no better or worse than time-capped shifts, study concludes.
The WHO on Monday concluded its first day of emergency meetings about the virus, which is rapidly spreading through the Americas.
Congress directed the FDA to forbid the sale of genetically engineered salmon until the agency puts in place labeling guidelines.
Arkansas, Virginia are latest states to report travel-related cases.