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First known case of sexual Zika transmission without symptoms

John Brooks, a medical epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control, told CNN . Blood centers already test for other bloodborne viruses, such as HIV and hepatitis. Around 2,200 Zika cases have been reported in the continental USA and more t...

USVI sees 50 new cases of Zika in a week

Idaho has had no confirmed cases of Zika virus infection reported prior to this case. After all, there is presently no vaccine available, so the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) recommends avoiding mosquito bites. The goal of this spe...

Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death

The source said that investigators, who labeled Prince's cause of death as an accidental self-administered overdose on fentanyl in June, are now speculating that he didn't know the pills contained any trace of the drug. The source also told the...

Pentagon jets scrambled to protect United States operatives in Syria

American fighter jets were sent to the area where the Syrian jets conducted the airstrikes, but by the time the US planes arrived the Syrian forces had flown away. Karns said that no weapons were fired by coalition fighter jets. Much of Hassakeh is c...

Taliban make further gains in Afghan north

Kabul officials said that lack of ammunition and limited reinforcement were few factors which resulted in failure against Taliban fighters. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid confirmed in a statement that the group's fighters were in control of...

McDonald's Recalls Activity Trackers

The chain has been making changes such as swapping margarine for butter, iceberg lettuce for more colorful vegetables, and testing menu items such a kale salad. "We have taken this swift and voluntary step after receiving limited reports of poten...

Ledecky And Phelps Reversed The Roles In Their Famous Autograph Photo

In her debut Olympics, Ledecky took home four gold medals and a silver and crushed several records in her quest to the top of the podium. Phelps meanwhile, holds an Olympic-record 23 gold medals and 28 overall, including five gold medals won in Rio ...

Another hot day for the region Saturday

Temperatures are expected to hit the mid-90s, with heat indices reaching 105 to 107 degrees. Expect hot, humid and muggy weather by mid to late afternoon Saturday when temperatures will soar to potentially unsafe highs. If you must work outside, ...

Marijuana Still as risky as Heroin, Ecstasy

Representative Earl Blumenauer, a Democrat from OR, said in a statement. While praising the decision to allow more marijuana to be grown, many lawmakers - Republican and Democrat alike - were dismayed at the DEA's determination that marijuana shou...

Wisconsin officials test for Zika-carrying mosquito as virus spreads, funding dwindles

Both individuals are doing well, according to health officials. So far, more than 1,600 Zika-related cases have been reported in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, while more than 4,700 cases have been treated in the USA territories.

KCHD: West Nile virus found in Kent Co. mosquitoes

By all means use the prevention tools of vaccination and then mosquito or insect control, but traveling of horses this time of year is not really of any increased risk". West Nile Virus is a potentially serious infection to humans and is carried by c...

FDA ban on e-cigarette sales to minors starts today

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has enacted regulations of tobacco products nationwide to include e-cigarettes, hookah and cigars. Those who reported trying e-cigarettes to quit smoking were 14 times more likely to continue vaping. The FDA pr...

Gau Raksha Dal chief booked in Punjab

Kumar said he has no information regarding the case. Patiala SSP Gurmeet Chauhan said that the FIR was lodged under Sections 382, 384, 323, 341, 148, 149. "The people, who are troubled by the unity of the society, are in the name of "gau rakshaks" ...

Rio Olympics: Katie Ledecky advances to 200 freestyle semis

Ledecky won the 200-meter at the 2015 World Championships in Russian Federation with a time of 1:55.16. You might have anxious that Ledecky had pushed herself too hard with the finals still to come, but here's the thing: She set an Olympic recor...

Homegrown Zika Cases Found In United States

It is believed that the active transmission is happening in one small area in north Miami. According to the Yorkshire Post , infection control lead for the trust Dr Gavin Boyd, said: "There is extremely low risk of contracting Zika virus in the Un...

Maryland Flooding Claims 2 Lives, Strands Scores, Damages Buildings

The water proved too strong to walk through alone so the group linked hands and held onto a building ... wading across the road to reach her. Mr. Brubaker of Dover, Pa., said Ms. Unlike the massive floods that swept through parts of West Virgin...

Sorry Haters, But You Can't Stop Flossing Your Teeth Just Yet

In fact, the government admits flossing effectiveness had never really been researched. Birmingham University's Professor Damien Walmsley, who is a scientific advisor for the British Dental Association , has said that the expense and time needed...

Odell Beckham Jr. leaves practice with left leg injury

Beckham, of course, is the centerpiece of the trio, one of the most feared receivers in the NFL. Beckham led the Giants last season in catches (96), receiving yards (1,450) and touchdowns (13). "After I went down it was kind of, 'You're done for th...

New antibiotic for deadly MRSA infections found right under our noses

The make-up of these nasal ecosystems varies from person to person, but at least one known strain produces an antibiotic capable of killing the nefarious bacterium called Staphylococcus aureus, including even varieties that are resistant to standard ...

Deutsche Bank CEO warns of deeper cuts after second-quarter revenue drop

DB investors aren't likely to feel relief any time soon, since restructuring is likely to continue, if not intensify, during the quarters to come, Cryan said. While its revenues in transaction banking remained stable in the quarter, earnings from pri...

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Hurricane Fernanda weakens to Cat. 2 storm in E. Pacific

Tropical storm conditions are expected in the warning area by late Tuesday and Tuesday night. A tropical storm watch was in effect for Barbados, St. The Atmospheric Infrared Soun...

Jagga Jasoos Box-Office Collection : It earns Decent amount on Opening day

Disney India's comedy-musical Jagga Jasoos is made on a budget of Rs 110 crore. According to a Bollywood Hungama report, War for the Planet of the Apes earned Rs 2.20 crore o...

Meningitis B vaccines may fight the rise of super-gonorrhoea

Evidence from a mass vaccination campaign for an outbreak of bacterial meningitis in New Zealand had unexpected results: reduced rates of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhe...

The First Gonorrhoea Vaccine May Be On The Horizon

A vaccine targeting the specific strain of bacteria causing meningococcal disease in the New Zealand outbreak was eventually "developed in a collaboration between Chiron Vaccines...

House leader: Revenue vote now set for weekend

Lawmakers will be in session Saturday to take up the final pieces of what could be a $5 billion tax increase to pay for a $36.5 billion spending bill, and Republicans are lining up...

Want to know which Tour de France stages will decide the race?

Australian Richie Porte yesterday dismissed talk of him being the Tour de France favourite as mind games by rival Chris Froome's Sky team . "I think it could be free for a...

Over 100 People End Their Lives Under California's "Right To Die" Law

The report found that 21 people died of underlying causes, while outcomes were undetermined for 59 individuals who received prescriptions . Of that group, only 111 had taken the p...

House Republicans Applaud Passage Of Bills Cracking Down On Sanctuary Cities

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told reporters earlier this week that the bill's aim of cracking down on state and local governments for releasing illegal immigrants earl...

There Could Be A Link Between Car Wrecks And Marijuana

The institute compared collision claims before and after legalisation, with collision claim rates of comparable states where marijuana is still illegal, to determine whether collis...

Gorkhaland stir: Paramilitary jawan, GJM supporter die in fresh violence

However, Amar Rai said his son has no political affiliations and he was released later. A vehicle was also set on fire. The situation in Darjeeling continues to remain volatile...

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Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

And Americans can still self-certify under a general license that they are traveling to Cuba for legitimate reasons. On Friday, President Trump travels to Miami to announce h...

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

With the results in from all 650 constituencies, the Conservatives won 318 seats - down from 331 at the 2015 election - while Labour was on 262, up from 229. Further, May will re...

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

The bill, which already passed in the Senate, now heads to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy . Aresimowicz says the bill allows Sportech to have eight more off-track betting lice...

Sushma Swaraj rubbishes Donald Trump's claim, says Paris accord not for money

Sushma Swaraj rubbishes Donald Trump's claim, says Paris accord not for money

The signing of the Paris agreement (on climate) by India was under no pressure, or greed or fear. Citing India's ethos and cultural heritage, Swaraj said that this commitment...

Special session called to tackle economic programs, public education funding

Special session called to tackle economic programs, public education funding

Scott proposed $85 million for Enterprise Florida to use for business incentives, but lawmakers did not provide any of that funding. Though lawmakers insist they will pass legisl...