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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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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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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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...

Samsung may soon release Android 7.0 Nougat update

With the announcement of its Galaxy Note 7, Samsung introduced a Black Onyx color version, which definitely looked terrific, if you can take care of it most of the time. Samsung ...

Penn State Beats Rutgers 39-0

Penn State Beats Rutgers 39-0

In games against Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Penn State and Iowa, Rutgers has scored a combined seven points and been shut out four times times, including the last tw...

UO President Says School Will Protect Undocumented Students

Chicago's mayor, Rahm Emanuel, who was previously chief of staff to Barack Obama, said: "I want to assure all of our families that Chicago is and will remain a Sanctuary City "....

Giants' defense could be something speical

Giants' defense could be something speical

To this point in the season while not being incredible they have done a good job and held opposing offenses in check for the most part. New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning ...

Will Texas see legalized marijuana?

Proponents argued that it's important to be able to control, regulate and tax marijuana . Rapper and weed enthusiast Snoop Dogg took to social media to express his feelings on t...

Colorado officials say voting systems back online after outage

Colorado officials say voting systems back online after outage

Polls in Colorado will be closing tonight at 9 pm EST, and, since Colorado is a swing state, people will be watching closely to see which way the vote goes. But Democratic turn...

LSU's offensive line looks to rebound from poor results against Alabama

Unfortunately, by now it seems patently obvious that LSU's fate will be to wait Nick Saban out in order to achieve the promise of those expectations. For all his achievements, Hurt...

Election office directors talk poll watchers, voting rules

Election office directors talk poll watchers, voting rules

However, this percentage ebbs away as age increases-only 40% of likely voters 65 and older said they feel comfortable voting online . In fact, not only does the page help people r...