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CDC: Zika infections confirmed in 9 pregnant women in US

His comment on the sidelines of an event hosted by the global airline trade group marks one of the industry's first acknowledgments that the mosquito-borne virus could hit revenue. The antibody test detects antibodies from not only Zika but many other viruses, including Dengue Fever, West Nile Virus and Yellow Fever. Microcephaly, a serious brain birth defect, has been reported in some infants born to mothers who were infected with the virus while pregnant.

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'Super lice' hits 25 states, but there's a new weapon

She said head lice is a constant battle. Lice move by crawling; they can not hop or fly. Yoon studied a large number of samples from across the country and came to the conclusion that nearly all lice populations tested have developed gene mutations that made them resistant to the chemical called pyrethroids.

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Three Pregnant Women In Florida Test Positive For Zika Virus

Researchers already suspect (although have not yet proven) that Zika is associated with microcephaly , a condition which results in babies being born with unusually small brains. By the 30th week of the pregnancy, the fetus showed a range of birth defects. Ultrasound exams can also track fetal health. Certain living conditions in the United States, such as better housing construction, regular use of air conditioning, use of window screens and door screens and state and local mosquito ...

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Passengers clap when allergic boy, family deplane

It all started when George Alvarado's 7-year-old son, Giovanni, had an allergic reaction to a dog onboard. "They helped us off the plane, but as we gathered our stuff the people toward the back of the plane clapped". "This is all my fault", Fabian-Roman said in a Facebook post-Monday . No, really sick people are the flight attendant and the passengers. When she alerted the flight attendant, the crew member gave her a smirking response that "there are dogs on every flight".

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Indictment dropped against Rick Perry

After Lehmberg refused to resign, Perry cut the funding. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals dismissed the indictments against former Governor Rick Perry.

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Federal Court judge rules law for medical marijuana unconstitutional

The physicians found that the rate of emergency-room visits possibly related to marijuana doubled among out-of-state residents in the first year of recreational pot sales.