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May 06, 2016
Spain reports 1st case of Zika-linked microcephaly
Health authorities say they've identified the first case in Spain of the birth defect microcephaly in the fetus of a pregnant ...
May 05, 2016
Cayman Islands to deploy genetically modified mosquitoes
British biotech company Oxitec and the Cayman Islands government announced plans Thursday to release millions of genetically ...
April 27, 2016
Advocates hold NYC protest over price of pneumonia vaccine
Doctors Without Borders protested the price of pneumonia vaccines Wednesday by leading a march through midtown Manhattan and ...
April 20, 2016
Little help for survivors of Central African Republic abuses
The peacekeepers motioned to the teenage girl weaving through the sprawling camp in the baking afternoon sun selling bananas ...
April 10, 2016
Olympic venues nearly ready for TV; big worries elsewhere
Olympic inspectors are taking their final look this week at Rio de Janeiro's preparations. The International Olympic ...
March 30, 2016
FDA grants use of experimental blood test for Zika screening
Federal health officials are granting use of an experimental test to screen blood donations for Zika virus, an emergency step ...
March 23, 2016
The Latest: Obamas tango at Argentina state dinner
The Latest on President Barack Obama's visit to Argentina (all times local): 9:35 p.m. President Barack Obama is giving ...
March 21, 2016
Romania: PM urges EU to clarify cheese E. coli alert
Romania's prime minister has accused the European Union of damaging the country's food industry with a mistaken alert over ...
March 16, 2016
Women with Zika in Tahiti had 1 percent birth defects risk
Women who got pregnant during a Zika outbreak in Tahiti two years ago had about a 1 percent chance of having a baby with an ...
March 10, 2016
2 pregnant women in Norway test positive for zika virus
Health authorities in Norway say two pregnant women have tested positive for the zika virus after traveling in Latin America.
March 04, 2016
USOC forms infectious disease panel to address Zika concerns
An infectious disease specialist from the University of Utah will chair a group formed by the U.S. Olympic Committee to ...
March 01, 2016
Study: 1st evidence that Zika may cause temporary paralysis
Scientists may have the first evidence that Zika can cause temporary paralysis, according to a new study of patients who ...
February 29, 2016
Rio's challenges, doping in Russia and Kenya top IOC agenda
With five months to go until the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the challenges keep piling up. From the Zika outbreak to severe ...
February 28, 2016
London hospital discharges Scottish nurse who had Ebola
London's Royal Free Hospital says it has discharged Pauline Cafferkey, the Scottish nurse who has twice recovered from Ebola.
February 28, 2016
Zika outbreak concerns some athletes planning families
New Zealander middle-distance runner Nick Willis and his wife already have a toddler, and they're looking to add to their ...
February 25, 2016
UN: Women in Zika countries should breastfeed their babies
The World Health Organization says women in countries hit by the Zika virus should breastfeed their babies and there is no ...
February 24, 2016
WHO's Chan praises Brazilian government response to Zika
The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that she has been impressed by the Brazilian government's handling ...
February 16, 2016
Serena Williams pulls out of Qatar Open, citing the flu
Serena Williams has withdrawn from her second consecutive tournament, announcing Tuesday that she will miss next week's Qatar ...
February 13, 2016
WHO reports rise of neurological disorder in Zika outbreak
A rare neurological disorder is on the rise in several Latin American countries that are also seeing an outbreak of the Zika ...
February 12, 2016
Bach: 'No intention' by any countries to pull out
IOC President Thomas Bach said Friday that no countries intend to pull out of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro over concerns ...