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Conception timed with periods of low mosquito activity could reduce Zika virus infection

Science Daily - ‎vor 5 Stunden‎
Because the disease is linked to miscarriages and birth defects such as microcephaly and brain malformation, however, women in many of the affected nations have been urged to avoid pregnancy until the virus can be treated. No Zika treatment or vaccine ...

An Inside Look At How Rio Fell So Far, So Fast

ThinkProgress - ‎vor 6 Stunden‎
When you add in the 135 percent increase in the number of people killed by police officers this year, the Zika virus, the massive healthcare shortage, and the thousands of people who have lost their homes due to Olympic-related construction, well, it's ...

The Social Geography of Zika

NACLA - ‎27.07.2016‎
While the insects do not have a highly developed sense of class consciousness, the current Zika virus crisis—like previous epidemics of mosquito-borne diseases, from yellow fever to malaria to dengue—has had differential impacts across social, class ...

Worried about Rio? What travelers need to know before heading to the Olympic Games

Fox News - ‎26.07.2016‎
What travelers need to know before heading to the Olympic Games ... Instead, the pre-Olympic hype has been about how bad things are in Rio de Janeiro, which athletes are skipping the Games and whether this will be the most disastrous Olympics ever ...

Full transcript: NBC Olympics President Gary Zenkel on Recode Decode

Recode - ‎25.07.2016‎
And that was the big concern with trying out livestreaming in London: If we do all this livestreaming, is that gonna hurt primetime?

CDC Director: 'This Is No Way to Fight an Epidemic'

National Geographic - ‎19.07.2016‎
Since the request for money was first made in February by President Barack Obama, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other public health agencies have warned that failing to fund the Zika fight would have dire consequences. With new ...

Second possible local Zika infection reported in South Florida

Miami Herald - ‎21.07.2016‎
A second suspected case of mosquito-borne Zika infection was reported in Broward County on Thursday, two days after the Florida Department of Health announced a similar case in Miami-Dade - making South Florida the potential epicenter for the nation's ...

Olympics politics and the abuse of genocide

Daily Sabah - ‎25.07.2016‎
Even though genocide is a legal term that was articulated in an international convention, its use had been dominated by American soft power for decades before judges could lay eyes on a case of it being charged in a competent tribunal. An abundance of ...

Blood donations could be affected by Zika virus

Daytona Beach News-Journal - ‎18.07.2016‎
The Zika virus, besides being a health scare, may have an unintended consequence. ... “We need to protect the blood supply,” said Lawrence Gostin, a professor at Georgetown University and faculty director of its O'Neill Institute for National and ...

Read President Obama's Remarks on Donald Trump's Convention Speech

TIME - ‎22.07.2016‎
Please have a seat. OBAMA: It is always a great pleasure to welcome my good friend and partner, President Pena Nieto of Mexico, to the White House and his delegation.

ROAD TO RIO: Jazz's focus is on Games not politics

Swindon Advertiser - ‎25.07.2016‎
JAZZ Carlin is not letting events away from sport have an impact on her build-up to the Olympic Games as she prepares for the biggest performance of her career.

Is the Olympics a brand in trouble after contentious decision to let Russia into Rio?

The Drum - ‎25.07.2016‎
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had the final say on the matter and yesterday (24 July) chose not to impose a blanket ban on Russian athletes as many hoped it would. Instead ... Yet, when the question of the Olympic brand health was put to ...

Researchers Thrown For Loop After Female Sexually Transmits Zika Virus To Male Partner

Gothamist - ‎16.07.2016‎
Previously, researchers thought Zika could only be transmitted from males to females, and at a press conference at the Health Department yesterday, Varma and First Deputy Commissioner Oxiris Barbot discussed how this new twist will affect how the city ...

Republican and Democratic platforms show parties further apart than ever

The Guardian - ‎17.07.2016‎
There is no explicit mention of whether Mexico will pay for the wall, as Trump promises, but it does make clear that this will be physical barrier, not a virtual one, as some Republicans, such as the former Texas governor Rick Perry, have suggested ...

Rio Olympic Games May Take Place Without Russia

The Public Slate - ‎23.07.2016‎
The Russian national team of athletes is close to being banned from the competition due to an investigation conducted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). According to “The New York Times,” the decision to ban Russia from the 2016 Rio Olympic ...

ProfNet Experts Available on Addiction, Heat Stroke, Pokémon Go, More

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎22.07.2016‎
"We now have undeniable evidence that not only do drugs affect people differently but that the brains of some individuals are more affected by the use of some substances than others and these are the people who develop chemical addictions. So how do we ...

Rio 2016: Zika virus scares off Milos Raonic, Simona Halep

Daily News & Analysis - ‎16.07.2016‎
Wimbledon runner-up Milos Raonic and women's world number five Simona Halep dealt the Olympics tennis tournament a double body blow when they pulled out of Rio, citing health fears over the Zika virus. Raonic ... Halep, 24, also took to Facebook to ...

Mosquito Control sprays, traps, tests in battle with biting pests

Press of Atlantic City - ‎15.07.2016‎
Your current subscription does not provide access to this content. Please click ... Although the spraying can affect the environment, Abdill said that without Mosquito Control, people would be looking for ways to kill hoards of mosquitoes in their ...

Greene County archer headed to Paralympics

WPXI Pittsburgh - ‎17.07.2016‎
In a journey that began late last year, Polish recently qualified to represent the United States on the Paralympic Archery Team in Rio de Janeiro in September, less than one year after he wondered if he would ever compete again in any event. .... The ...

Urgent need for action in fight against HIV/AIDS: UN

The Asian Age - ‎18.07.2016‎
In a big reminder to countries like India, that risks losing ground in fight against HIV due to funding crisis, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday cautioned of an immediate and urgent need for action in fight against HIV/AIDS ...