Health


First female-to-male Zika transmission reported

While no Zika cases have been tied to mosquitoes in the continental United States, health authorities are monitoring domestic populations of the insect. The couple reported they didn't bleed during or following intercourse, and did not have oral or anal sex. And in Puerto Rico , where Zika is spreading rapidly, officials can't monitor sexual transmission because "it is not possible to determine whether infection occurred due to mosquito-borne or sexual transmission ", the CDC said.


First case of sexually transmitted Zika from female to male

First case of sexually transmitted Zika from female to male

The first case of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus has been reported in New York City . Her partner, who is also in his 20s, tested positive for the virus a week later, despite not having traveled outside of the country.



ISIS claims Nice attacker as a 'soldier'

French police have also detained five men described as Lahouaiej-Bouhlel's "close entourage", who they think may have been involved in the Bastille Day incident. "People here in Nice are just stunned, shocked that such a disgusting, freaky attack happened in the heart of their city on this lovely beach". "The claims underline a pattern in which ISIS seeks to inspire sympathizers to carry out attacks - with or without operational support from the group - and then claims ...



Trump says VP can unify party

In a 29-minute speech that often deviated from prepared remarks, Trump spoke at length about Democratic rival Hillary Clinton and his own proposals before interrupting himself by saying, "Back to Mike Pence" and offering his motivation for the selection.



Zika can be sexually transmitted from women to men

The CDC recommends that women who are pregnant should either refrain from sexual intercourse with partners who have recently travelled to Zika endemic areas, or use "barrier methods" during intercourse. An anti Zika virus kit, including a bug net, mosquito repellent, condoms, literature and anti mosquito dunks, is pictured in this April 29, 2016 photo illustration.



Pence 'very supportive' of latest version of Trump Muslim ban

Yes, Pence has opposed several of Trump's signature positions, including on trade. Pence spent more than a decade in Congress before being elected as Indiana's governor. Ms. Clinton spent Friday holding meetings in Washington about her own vice presidential choice. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren , a favorite of liberals and one of the Democrats' most effective Trump critics, and Colorado Gov.