Zika Funding Negotiations Could Wrap Up This Week, Sources Say
And in Dallas, health officials are taking pro-active measures to control the virus' spread before mosquito season even starts.
Senators Seek To Settle Zika Bill's Cost
Senate appropriators are aiming to wrap up this week their negotiations on how they'll pass an emergency spending package to address the Zika virus as well as its cost, sources familiar with the negotiations told Roll Call Monday. (McCrimmon, 4/25)
The Dallas Morning News:
Dallas County Getting Head Start On Fight Against Mosquito Season
Officials are warning Dallas County residents of the dangers of mosquito-transmitted diseases – even though mosquito season hasn’t started yet. Zac Thompson, the county’s director of the Health and Human Services Department, wants people to focus on preventing the spread of the Zika and West Nile viruses before mosquito season starts the first week of May. (Siron, 4/25)