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People in a hospital

ON EDGE  A pregnant woman and her family wait at a health clinic in Loiza, Puerto Rico. The U.S. territory has been hit hard by Zika virus, and nearly 2,000 pregnant women have been confirmed as infected.

Culex mosquito

SPREADING NEWS  The controversial idea that a Culex mosquito (shown) can spread Zika is getting some reconsideration as new data are emerging from separate labs.

baby with measles

MEASLES NO MORE  The highly infectious disease, which is marked by flat red spots that can cover the body, has been eliminated from the Americas after decades of wide-spread vaccination.

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