Science

Zika virus prevention tips from Baltimore County

As the summer winds down, Baltimore County is offering helpful tips to residents to help prevent the spread of the Zika Virus. The Zika virus is a mosquito-transmitted infection. Although it was discovered in the Zika forest in Uganda in 1947 and is common in Africa and Asia, it did not begin spreading widely in the Western Hemisphere until last …


Education, Events

Zika Virus information session to be held at Perry Hall Library

Want to know more about the Zika Virus and how to prevent it? The Baltimore County Health Department will be hosting a Community Chat about the Zika Virus on Thursday, April 28th at the Perry Hall Library (9685 Honeygo Boulevard, 21128). The session will begin at 5:00 p.m. Next week is Zika Virus Awareness Week in Maryland. The Zika Virus …