Health


Olympics unlikely to spread Zika worldwide — CDC

But infection during pregnancy can lead to severe brain-related birth defects. In Puerto Rico and other US territories, where Zika is spreading among local mosquitoes, doctors have diagnosed 2,534 cases of Zika, including 279 in pregnant women.



Indiana House speaker won't seek governor's nod

Trump's postponement of the press conference seemingly caused a problem for Pence, because his deadline to withdraw from the IN governor's race was Friday at noon. During his years in Congress, Pence was known for a calm demeanor and conservative record. Along with domestic policy, Trump and Pence have had disagreements on foreign policy.


First Zika-related case of microcephaly confirmed in Harris County

First Zika-related case of microcephaly confirmed in Harris County

The report of the NY couple confirms recent warnings that infected women, as well as men , might be able to sexually transmit the Zika virus , which has spread to about 50 countries in the past year, largely borne by mosquitoes. In a statement to FoxNews.com, the CDC said the semen study began in mid-April, and as of Wednesday, 52 men had signed on to participate. Male-to-female transmission is considered far more likely than the other way around, experts said.


Gun violence victims, police officers confront Obama at Town Hall

Gun violence victims, police officers confront Obama at Town Hall

In an interview after the Dallas shooting , Patrick said that Black Lives Matter protesters were "hypocrites" for running away from the gunfire. In a town hall discussion organized by ABC, Patrick asked Obama to "consider being careful when there is an incident not being too quick to condemn the police without due process until the facts are known".



Zika Outbreak Could Last 3 Years, Scientists Estimate

Latin America's Zika epidemic could be over within three years, scientists have said. Professor Ferguson also told The Guardian that the estimate includes the year or so of high transmission we have already seen. The virus can be transmitted through mosquitoes, in the womb, through sexual transmission and through infusions. The virus, though first discovered in 1947, largely took public health officials by surprise when it began spreading through the Americas previous year and causing ...