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US Senators Warned on Zika After Failing to Pass Funding

One day after Zika funding failed in the Senate, U.S. lawmakers heard a sobering assessment of the virus' potential to do harm and America's lack of preparedness to fight the mosquito that carries it. The deputy director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anne Schuchat, noted that more than 500 pregnant women in the United States have contracted Zika, and the number is certain to rise. "We need the states to be able to detect, respond [to] and prevent...

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