Latest News On CDC

Latest Kaiser Health News Stories

A Primer: How The Fight Against Zika Might Be Funded

KHN Original

The Senate approved an amendment to a must-pass appropriations bill that provides $1.1 billion to combat the virus’s spread. A separate House proposal, which has drawn a veto threat from the White House, is also pending and it is not clear how they might compromise. But public health advocates say efforts are needed soon to fight the mosquito-based disease.

Need Exercise? Go To The Mall

KHN Original

Health officials want shopping malls to be fitness centers for seniors. Level surfaces, a safe environment and plenty of places to stop and rest make an ideal place for walking.