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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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The mystique poster further raises anticipation levels by keeping the viewer guessing about Prabhas' character and the genre of the film. Prabhas's much loved royal avatar has been...

Trump Discusses 'Range of Options' to Respond to North Korean Aggression

Meanwhile, China - North Korea's closest ally and trading partner - expressed alarm at how far the rhetoric on both sides had gone, warning of the increased risk of a "fatal misj...

Coatesville students to collect donations to fight breast cancer

Visit your local Post Office during the month of October and all year round and purchase breast cancer research stamps to support the fight for breast cancer research. "Some ...

United States expels 15 diplomats from Cuban Embassy in Washington

The US government on Tuesday ordered 15 Cuban Embassy diplomats to leave the country in response to the alleged acoustic attacks targeting American diplomats in Cuba. USA official...

3 hurricanes now active in the Atlantic basin: Irma, Jose and Katia

The storm was named on Tuesday and became a Category 1 hurricane on Wednesday afternoon when its maximum sustained winds hit 75 miles per hour . The storm is forecast to begin...

E-cigarettes could help you quit smoking

Researchers wrote: 'These data indicate that e-cigs should not be considered safe and that they induce significant deleterious effects'. The Tamil Nadu Tobacco Control Coalition ...

Delhi hotel employee molested by senior gets fired for reporting incident

In the CCTV footage, the security manager was seen pulling the victim's saree and trying to undress her. "Dahiya, who is a resident of Kakrola Village in Dwarka More, then aske...

Massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh, seven killed

The army along with the local authorities and the National Disaster Response Force are carrying out a search and rescue operation. One of the buses was going from Chamba to Manal...

With strict regulation, gene editing is our future

Scientists for the first time have successfully edited genes in human embryos to fix a common and serious disease-causing mutation, producing apparently healthy embryos, accord...

Charlie Gard's Parents Drop Request to Let Him Die at Home

Charlie Gard's parents Chris Gard and Connie Yates speak to the media outside the High Court in London , after they ended their legal fight over treatment for the terminally ...

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2 Cases Of West Nile Virus In Minnesota — CDC

2 Cases Of West Nile Virus In Minnesota — CDC

While the arrival of the virus is not a cause for alarm, Brunson said, people should take precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes that might carry the disease. Mosquitoes h...

World's plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep

World's plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep

A team of researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara, the University of Georgia , and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, say that although plastic materia...

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

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

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

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...