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Two Nebraska women infected with mosquito-borne Zika Virus

The CDC said the link between Zika virus and severe birth defects is growing stronger by the day. DHHS officials will continue to monitor the Zika virus outbreaks occurring in many countries including Brazil, the release said. Rockland has ...

Brazil finds Zika in microcephaly babies' brains

To date, the District Headquarters Hospital has received no technical guidelines on management of suspected patients of Zika virus disease nor has the hospital administration been informed of availability of testing facility for confirmatory tests in...

Woman in Rockland County Contracts Zika Virus

The CDC is warning pregnant women against travel to affected areas, and health officials in several of the affected countries are telling women there to avoid becoming pregnant. However, he said that more information is needed on those findings, in...

Pregnant women should consider delaying travel to Zika areas

Frieden says, "if this behaves like other viruses, infection with Zika before pregnancy would not have an impact on subsequent pregnancies". The Zika virus is suspected of causing a rare but potentially devastating birth defect, an abnormally small...

Health officials report first case of Zika virus in Maryland

Eleven tests have come back negative and results are still pending for the others, said Robert Yannity, spokesman for the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. "Our knowledge of what is now in the pipeline tells us that it will ...

Pennsylvania College Confirms Student Has Tested Positive for Zika Virus

The student is recovering and doing well, according to NBC 10 . The Pennsylvania Department of Health relayed the positive test to Lehigh, Vice-Provost for Student Affairs John Smeaton said in the email. The private school, located about 55 miles ...

USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika

Also, pregnant women returning from countries with Zika virus are advised to talk to their doctors and monitor potential symptoms. The World Health Organization (WHO) now estimates there could be up to 4 million cases of Zika in the Americas in the n...

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Three years early, Trump to host campaign rally in Florida

The event comes as Mr. Trump tries to regain his footing after what's been a tumultuous first month in office. Your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of J...

Angry Voters Are Confronting Terrifying GOP Members Over Potential Obamacare Repeal

To effectively repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Congress and the administration must work together, and Tom will play a very important role in that process. Bob Casey ma...

Georgia's United States senators support education secretary confirmation in 51-50 vote

Today's vote to confirm Betsy DeVos , a nominee who was rushed through the process and confirmed only after Vice President Mike Pence's historical tie-breaking vote, is a huge ...

Super Bowl LI: Matt Ryan focusing on Eli Manning's advice

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick have taken six trips to the Super Bowl together since 2001 and have won four rings. "It's (will be) a special moment",...

Former Minnesota Vikings fail to capture glory at 2017 WWE Royal Rumble

Here are the real five favorites to win the 30-man Royal Rumble match . It was just unfortunate that despite the 2017 Royal Rumble match having the flawless ingredients to be a m...

Hofstra medical students rally for Affordable Care Act

It's possible the DOJ might use the executive order as "cover" should it stop participating in the cases, but it doesn't need to, he said. He said pre-existing conditions would hav...

UK opposition leader calls for Donald Trump visit delay

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal hailed the judge's ruling, saying Trump's executive order is "inhumane and undermines core American values". "It's Islamophobic. It's ...

House Democrats Will Not Help Republicans Replace Obamacare

Bob Corker, said the delay was to ensure a replacement can be found to ensure that the more than 23 million people who have gained access to health insurance through the ACA do no...

Senate Republicans take step toward repealing Obamacare

He worries about congressional Republicans having to take an unpopular vote to increase taxes if, for example, they repeal the part of ObgamaCare that increased taxes on higher wag...

Sooners go to the trick play well against Auburn

I don't know if they're equipped to prevent the Tigers from running it down their throat just because, like you said, we haven't seen them face that type of challenge really at all...

Special Reports

Deshaun Watson: I wanted to play for Urban Meyer at UF

Deshaun Watson: I wanted to play for Urban Meyer at UF

Deshaun Watson is nearly a singular talent, so Ohio State is using one more than one person on its scout team to simulate the Clemson quarterback. Samuel is so good, Clemson lineb...

A.J. Green Plans To Play vs. Texans

A.J. Green Plans To Play vs. Texans

The game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans was a bit of a snoozefest for the first three quarters, but the fireworks picked up in the fourth quarter. Philadelphia i...

Cowboys plan to keep on driving even if home field clinched

Cowboys plan to keep on driving even if home field clinched

The Dallas Cowboys (11-1) are the first team in the National Football League to clinch a playoff spot this season. There are no other teams in the NFC that can win 13 games, ...

India pays tribute to Jayalalithaa

When it began making its way slowly through the swarm, chants of "Puratchi Thalaivi Amma (revolutionary leader, mother)" bade her farewell. Some have already ventured that the ...

Raiders begin preparations for Thursday showdown vs Chiefs

The Chiefs have gone 4-1 at home, holding opposing teams to 16.8 points per contest. If the AFC West foes beat up on each other, that could clear a path for the Patriots to stand...

1.3 million Google accounts hit by Gooligan Android bug

1.3 million Google accounts hit by Gooligan Android bug

The malware, which is included in a number of programs downloadable from third-party app stores, roots a vulnerable Android device and steals the user's security credentials, Micha...

Texas announces first local Zika case

Texas announces first local Zika case

State officials say further investigation is necessary to try to figure out how and where the woman was infected. The state's first local transmission of the Zika Virus was confi...

Some gobble down turkey, then shop to start holiday season

Some gobble down turkey, then shop to start holiday season

So why are some retailers making the night of Thanksgiving the beginning of Black Friday? Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days on the United States calendar, wit...

Some gobble down turkey, then shop to start holiday season

Some gobble down turkey, then shop to start holiday season

So why are some retailers making the night of Thanksgiving the beginning of Black Friday? Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days on the United States calendar, wit...