First known case of female-to-male Zika transmission announced
In another startling Zika development, the first case of female-to-male sexual transmission of the Zika virus has occurred in New York, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday. Up until now, it was thought that the only likely route of sexual transmission was male-to-female or male-to-male.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:06:13 GMT
Zika found in common house mosquitoes in Brazil
Researchers in Brazil announced Thursday the "presence of the Zika virus" in Culex mosquitoes (the common house mosquito) in the eastern city of Recife. The findings were released with a word of caution: "The obtained data will require additional studies in order to assess the potential participation of Culex in the spread of Zika and its role in the epidemic."
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:29:54 GMT
Together in sickness, married in health
Leeanne Hester was seeing a patient when she suddenly felt like she was going to pass out and had to excuse herself from the room. The 23-year-old was working a part-time job at a primary care physician's office while close to finishing earning her master's degree in public health at George Washington University in the early summer of 2013.
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:52:35 GMT
Start a summer workout instead
Forget about fitness-focused New Year's resolutions. Experts say that the summer might actually be the best time of year to conquer a new workout routine.
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:54:35 GMT
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