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Scranton Times-Tribune - ‎vor 5 Stunden‎
The rain Monday night kept gardeners from harvesting some of the produce behind the Waverly United Methodist Church, but it didn't stop them from working toward their mission. They planted the garden ... ISIS likely figured it was a waste of time to ...

Zika: The babies who cannot stop crying

New Zealand Herald - ‎24.07.2016‎
The White House and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are holding regular talks with experts and non-profits organisations about the array of services the infants and their families will need well into the future. Advocacy groups are ...

Zika epidemic in Latin America may have peaked, and scientists predict it will be over in 3 years

Los Angeles Times - ‎14.07.2016‎
Researchers modeling the rampant spread of the Zika virus say that, like a wildfire consuming a parched landscape, the epidemic that has caused a plague of birth defects in Brazil is already showing signs of slowing and is likely to largely burn itself ...

Miami Steps Up Mosquito Control Efforts After Suspected Zika Cases

NPR - ‎22.07.2016‎
Officials say going door-to-door and spraying by hand is the most efficient way to stop the Aedes aegypti mosquito and the spread of Zika. ... Miami's head of mosquito control, Chalmers Vasquez, says he really wasn't surprised when health officials ...

A Bernie Voter, From Ukraine, on the Putin Story Selling Fear and Anger: The Why and How of Trump A Different Kind ...

The Atlantic - ‎25.07.2016‎
There were the anecdotes, of course, about the Russian military insignia of the people coming into Crimea and Eastern Ukraine being torn from their uniforms.

After all the controversies surrounding golf at Rio, is there a point in its going ahead? - ‎vor 5 Stunden‎
It was last played in the Summer Olympics of 1904 at St Louis, Missouri, United States. The Olympic Games would ... Fears and concerns about the possible transmission of the Zika virus is what's driving most of the withdrawals. It's a bitter blow, as ...

Zika vaccines are ready for testing

PRI - ‎18.07.2016‎
“We have over 250 pregnant women among those cases that we have in the continental United States and as we get into the mosquito season, particularly in the southeastern part, in the Gulf Coast area where we have seen pockets of outbreak of other ...

Obama administration's double standard on Zika

The Hill (blog) - ‎18.07.2016‎
Earlier in July, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a statement encouraging the United States territory of Puerto Rico to increase the use of aerial pesticides in their efforts to stop the ...

Protecting Texans from Zika requires action, not gamesmanship

TribTalk - ‎19.07.2016‎
Last week, the first Zika-related case of microcephaly was reported in Texas. The next day, for the second time, Democrats in the United States Senate filibustered legislation that could have helped stop the spread of the Zika virus in Texas and across ...

Olympic media roundtable: Concerns and thoughts about 2016 Rio Games

Sports Illustrated - ‎24.07.2016‎
5, offers the best collection of returning Olympic stars in decades, from Michael Phelps to Usain Bolt to Kerri Walsh to the U.S women's basketball team and many more. Last week, in an attempt to get some insight into covering one of the most ...

Sunburn for 7.25.16 – From the Democratic National Convention to Comic-Con

Florida Politics (blog) - ‎25.07.2016‎
“Now, sixteen years later, it's clear we're no safer and have no strategy to stop the spread of terrorism. We must defeat ISIS; plain and simple.

New clues to Zika's threat to fetus, and how to stop it - ‎19.07.2016‎
"Duramycin efficiently blocks infection of numerous placental cell types and intact first-trimester human placental tissue by contemporary strains of Zika virus recently isolated from the current outbreak in Latin America," study co-author Eva Harris ...

Zika Epidemic in Latin America May Have Peaked

Sci-Tech Today - ‎15.07.2016‎
Peak Zika spread may already have passed, said researchers writing in the journal Science. At a slower rate and with seasonal ebb and flow, the Zika virus' march across the Americas, they reckon, will likely grind to a halt. After Latin America's ...

How Donald Trump is Making Us Insecure

Huffington Post - ‎21.07.2016‎
Recent comments by Donald Trump in the New York Times should and will frighten Americans and our allies around the world. In response to questions about the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) the Republican nominee suggested that he would abandon our ...

Microbiologist discusses Zika virus at the Science Museum of Virginia

Augusta Free Press - ‎20.07.2016‎
... of diagnostic tests used to identify the virus in a laboratory setting. This presentation will approach the conversation from a research perspective, delving into newer and highly effective technologies used by scientists to halt the spread of the ...

UPDATED: Durbin sounds off

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette - ‎18.07.2016‎
URBANA - Congressional Republicans got a scolding Monday from U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Springfield, for failing to act on an Obama administration request for $1.1 billion to fight the spread of the Zika virus in the United States. ... As this thing ...

Where's health care? Not at the GOP convention

Politico - ‎21.07.2016‎
Texas delegation breakfast descends into screaming match ... Public health officials this week are investigating a case that may be the first documented Zika infection caused by a mosquito in the Continental United States. In a phone conversation, the ...

World Brief: Potential Zika case under probe in Florida

The Straits Times - ‎20.07.2016‎
... are investigating a potential case of Zika infection that was not contracted by someone travelling to a region affected by the mosquito-borne virus.

The Daily 202: Why Trump sounded more like a strongman than a movement conservative

Washington Post - ‎22.07.2016‎
He spoke of a violent crime wave, murderous illegal immigrants “roaming free,” innocent children “sacrificed on the altar of open borders,” and an America “shocked to its core.” He described the current ..... with chants of “USA.” At a normal rally, he ...

Everything's gone wrong in Rio leading up to the 2016 Olympics

SB Nation - ‎15.07.2016‎
Brazil had developed into the world's sixth-largest economy by 2011. ... August 2014-present: The Zika virus emerges as a possible pandemic, plaguing South America and forcing Olympic athletes to make major decisions about their own health. .... The ...