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US health officials say, 'Zika is now here'

Fox News Latino - ‎vor 2 Stunden‎
MIAMI (AP) - Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday, a long-feared turn in the epidemic that is sweeping Latin America and the Caribbean. Four recently infected ...

After mosquito-bourne cases in Fla., is Zika coming here?

11alive.com - ‎vor 10 Stunden‎
There are renewed concerns over the Zika virus now that at least four people in Miami are believed to have been infected by mosquitoes in Florida.

Fresno county health officials warn travelers to protect

yourcentralvalley.com - ‎vor 14 Stunden‎
Fresno County Health Department officials want travelers to be extra cautious, and that's exactly what Flavia Takahashi-Flores--owner of a local Brazilian bread company-- says she'll do when goes back home for the Olympics. For Flores, to experience ...

'Zika is now here': Mosquitoes now spreading virus in U.S.

Yahoo News - ‎vor 19 Stunden‎
MIAMI (AP) - Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday, a long-feared turn in the epidemic that is sweeping Latin America and the Caribbean. ... Still, U.S. health ...
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Brazil's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year

Washington Post - ‎vor 22 Stunden‎
And Dilma Rousseff, the successor he chose, is suspended for an impeachment trial while the interim government formed by her former vice president, Michel Temer, struggles with a Zika epidemic and a recession. In Rio, things ... Brazil declares an ...

Mosquito-borne Zika infections in South Florida spread worry nationwide

Charlotte Observer - ‎vor 18 Stunden‎
Federal officials are urging residents in Florida to take additional precautions after state health officials on Friday confirmed that four South Florida cases of the Zika virus are the first in the continental United States known to have been ...

UK urges pregnant women to reconsider travel to Zika-hit Florida

Thomson Reuters Foundation - ‎vor 7 Minuten‎
LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - British health officials have urged pregnant women to consider postponing non-essential travel to Florida after the southern U.S. state confirmed the first cases of the Zika virus that were not linked to travel. Florida, a ...
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Zika mosquito: thrives in hot weather, hard to wipe out

WSBT-TV - ‎vor 22 Stunden‎
A female Aedes aegypti mosquito acquires a blood meal on the arm of a researcher at the Biomedical Sciences Institute in the Sao Paulo's University in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The CDC is working with Florida health officials to investigate what could be the ...

'Zika is Now Here': Mosquitoes Spreading Virus in US

WDIO-TV - ‎vor 20 Stunden‎
MIAMI (AP) - Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday in a long-feared turn in the epidemic that is sweeping Latin America and the Caribbean. Four recently infected ...
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Rio Olympics 2016: flu is a bigger health threat than Zika

Vox - ‎20.07.2016‎
Though Brazil has been in the news all year for a massive Zika epidemic, health officials aren't concerned that the Olympics in Rio will pose a big risk for spread of the virus.
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'Low risk' of Zika spreading around world due to Rio Olympics: Yale report

CNBC - ‎25.07.2016‎
A new Yale School of Public Health report suggests that even in the worst-case scenario, only a handful of Americans - at the very most - are likely to be infected with the Zika virus and bring it back with them if they travel to the Summer Games in ...
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California household mosquito could amplify Zika virus spread

Sacramento Bee - ‎26.07.2016‎
Until last week, researchers believed the virus could only be spread by two types of aedes mosquito much rarer in California and the U.S. But new research by a UC Davis ecologist and a top Brazilian science institution pins the southern variety of the ...
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IBM to offer its technology to fight Zika virus

DATAQUEST - ‎28.07.2016‎
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), a leading research institution affiliated with the Brazilian Health Ministry, has signed an agreement with the company and is opting to use IBM 's technology for analysing information from official data about human ...
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An Inside Look At How Rio Fell So Far, So Fast

ThinkProgress - ‎28.07.2016‎
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 ...
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Hope Solo shows off the 'Zika proof' arsenal she's packing for the Rio Olympics

Daily Mail - ‎23.07.2016‎
Current research in Brazil indicates the greatest microcephaly risk is associated with infection during the first trimester of pregnancy, but health officials have warned an impact could be seen in later weeks. Recent studies have shown evidence of ...
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Texas Hospital Opening First Zika Clinic for Pregnant Women

Breitbart News - ‎27.07.2016‎
The top-rated Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women in Houston will open a Zika clinic for pregnant women at risk for contracting the virus.
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Keep Your Mouth Closed: Aquatic Olympians Face a Toxic Stew in Rio

New York Times - ‎26.07.2016‎
Despite the government's promises seven years ago to stem the waste that fouls Rio's expansive Guanabara Bay and the city's fabled ocean beaches, officials acknowledge that their efforts to treat raw sewage and scoop up household garbage have fallen ...
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Consumer Reports: Insect repellents in the age of Zika

Daily Local News - ‎27.07.2016‎
Since emerging in Brazil in early 2015, the Zika virus has now spread to more than 40 countries in the Western Hemisphere.
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Zika Virus Case in Utah Baffles Health Officials

New York Times - ‎18.07.2016‎
The Zika virus has caused more than 1,500 cases of birth defects, mostly in Brazil, where the epidemic began last year. In the United States and its territories, several hundred pregnant women have been infected with the Zika virus, with the largest ...

Budget Failures, Displacement, Zika—Welcome to Rio's $11.9B Summer Olympics

The Nation. - ‎26.07.2016‎
As we go to press, the acting governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Francisco Dornelles, has declared “a state of public calamity” over budget shortfalls that could cause a “total collapse in public security, health, education, transport, and ...
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