Philly confirms first Zika case in city

The New Jersey Department of Health recently reported that a women who contracted the virus in Colombia became ill while visiting Bergen County in November. The patient was tested because she recently traveled to Colombia, and had symptoms consistent... More..

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Missing explorer found mummified in yacht
by | Monday, February 29, 2016

Missing explorer found mummified in yacht

Police investigators found no obvious signs of violence. Dry ocean winds, hot temperatures and the salty air helped preserve his body. "It is still a mystery to us", said Navales, who added that it looked l...More..

Judge issues temporary hold on NYC salt warning enforcement
by | Monday, February 29, 2016

Judge issues temporary hold on NYC salt warning enforcement

The rule, believed to be the first of its kind in the United States, requires city restaurants with 15 or more locations nationwide to post a salt shaker encased in a black triangle as a warning symbol next to ...More..

by | Monday, February 29, 2016

CDC issues Olympics advisory: Pregnant women should 'consider not going' to Rio

In four of the cases, the women lost their babies: Two to miscarriage and two to abortions after ultrasounds revealed birth defects, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. Zika is transmi...More..

by | Monday, February 29, 2016

CDC Issues Advice for Travel to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games

Of the two pregnant women with Zika diagnosed during their second trimester, one gave birth to an apparently healthy baby and another is still pregnant. Six of the women reported Zika symptoms during their firs...More..

by | Monday, February 29, 2016

US CDC Discourages Pregnant Women to Attend Rio Olympic Games

Zika is a mosquito-borne flavivirus that has been linked to complications in pregnant women . In this February 24, 2016 photo, a Puerto Rico's Health Department worker reviews Zika related data collected b...More..