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In medical mystery, caregiver of Zika patient gets virus

But how the caregiver contracted the infection remains a mystery. This makes the eighth confirmed Zika Virus case in Utah. As of Wednesday, no locally acquired mosquito-borne cases have been reported in USA states, but there have been 1,305 travel-associated cases reported, the CDC states.

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Labour Leadership: Smith Moves Ahead Of Eagle

But the new PM still outperforms Mr Corbyn on who is more principled, with 44% saying Mrs May and 43% the Labour leader. During a hustings before Labour MPs this afternoon Mr Smith said that he would be happy to serve under Ms Eagle. Ms Eagle said: "I'm glad Labour's NEC has come to a decision". But Labour's National Executive Committee has said Mr Corbyn can remain on the ballot paper without securing any fresh nominations.

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China vows 'decisive response' to S. China Sea provocations

The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague concluded this week that China had no historic claim to the waters and it had violated the Philippines' economic and sovereign rights. The award issued by it will not have any effect on China's existing policy, he said. Yasay called then only for "all those concerned to exercise restraint and sobriety".

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Oklahoma delegates say little support for anti-Trump faction

Disaffected delegates continued to try to derail Trump. The convention seating chart usually takes a number of factors into account when deciding which delegations get prime real estate, including the nominee's home state, the state hosting the convention and states that are expected to be in play during the general election.

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NYC sees first woman-to-man sexual transmission of Zika

But infection during pregnancy can lead to severe brain-related birth defects in the baby. The Zika virus has spread to almost 50 countries, primarily in South America and the Caribbean. For months, there has been growing concern about the dangers of sexual transmission , but until now the virus has been thought to pass only from men to women or between two men .

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CDC collecting semen from men infected with Zika

It's the first reported case of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus . Nationally, as of Wednesday, 1,306 Zika cases have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . He told health officials he had not traveled outside the United States recently, nor had he been bitten by a mosquito. The vast majority of Zika infections have occurred in Latin America, with Brazil the hot zone with an estimated 7,000 cases of microcephaly.