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First female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus infection reported in New York City

First female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus infection reported in New York City

First known case of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus infection has been reported in New York City, the US Centers for Disease Control said Friday. The New York City  report of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus infection is the first documented case of sexual transmission of Zika from a woman to her sex […]

July 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Zika travel tips

Zika travel tips

By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez Kaiser Health News In a span of 13 months, a relatively unknown virus morphed into a global health emergency thanks to a pest less than four millimeters wide. The Pan American Health Organization reports more than 50,000 people in the Western Hemisphere are infected with the Zika virus. The primary mode […]

July 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
NIH funds Zika virus study involving U.S. Olympic team

NIH funds Zika virus study involving U.S. Olympic team

Researchers will monitor potential infections among group of U.S. athletes traveling to Brazil. Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health will monitor potential Zika virus exposure among a subset of athletes, coaches and other U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) staff attending the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Brazil. The study aims to improve understanding of […]

July 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
More states consider family, medical leave laws

More states consider family, medical leave laws

More States Consider Family Leave Laws, But Barriers Remain   By Teresa Wiltz Stateline Early this year, in his State of the State address, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo got personal: He confessed that he “kicked” himself every day for not spending more time with his father when he was on his deathbed. And then Cuomo made […]

July 1, 2016 | By | Reply More