They say illness doesn’t really hit home to most until it’s about someone you know! I’m sure by now the world is familiar with dancehall legend, Beenie Man. Today we’ve learned that Beenie Man is ill with the mosquito-bourne Zika virus. Due to his illness, the performer was denied by the Canadian Government a visa through […]

Chrissy Rutherford shares her story of being diagnosed and suffering from this virus.

Public health experts claim that the virus has seen a dramatic increase in spite of efforts made to diminish the number of individuals affected.

Plus, a security guard is charged with battery for attacking a trans woman in a store bathroom and the number of pregnant women with Zika in the U.S. triples.

Raising alarm, scientists in Brazil show that a more common mosquito can carry the Zika virus. But it's undetermined if the species can transmit the virus to humans.

A man ticketed by the NYPD for spitting on a subway platform turned out to be wanted for a murder committed in Brooklyn this past November.


About a dozen Black NYPD officers filed a lawsuit against their department claiming they were pressured to implement racism in their practices.


Scores of mourners gathered at the First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem on Monday to say their final farewells to award-winning journalist Michael J. Feeney.

DCHHS director Zachary Thompson has advised many to use condoms to avoid any sexually transmitted diseases.