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GM mosquito trial will not significantly impact environment - FDA

At least 16 people have been infected via mosquito bites, marking the first outbreak from local mosquitoes in the continental United States. Places where the virus is now circulating include most of Latin America, the Caribbean and the Pacific Islands.

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Taylor Swift walks sideways to avoid paparazzi in weird video

The video premiere comes the same week Newman revealed on Twitter that he is battling a second brain tumor. IT'S been two months since he split up with Taylor Swift but the breakup is clearly still a sore topic for Calvin Harris. The male persona in the song continued to express his frustration over his ex-girlfriend with the succeeding lines that goes: "I see online that you begun to be a good girl and take trips with your boyfriend".

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US closer to using genetically modified mosquitoes that could fight Zika

In a detailed report, the FDA says using the genetically modified mosquitoes will pose no significant threat to the environment or to people. By releasing a high enough density of male OX513A into a population, temporarily protected from the effects of the gene by an antidote, the mosquitoes will pass on the deadly gene to the wild Aegypti population and, theoretically, wipe out the numbers.

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High likelihood of 'local' Zika virus transmission in US

The health body has said the risk in the state on the south-east coast of the United States is moderate, while many countries in South America, including Olympic host Brazil, is high. Scott said that area of Miami is now the only part of the state being tested for potential local transmissions of Zika. CDC has been working with state, local, and territorial health officials to prepare for locally transmitted Zika infection in the United States.

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Spain says Europe's first Zika microcephaly birth confirmed in Catalonia

It's also warning that numerous 17,730 pregnant women diagnosed with Zika have yet to give birth so the number of children born with birth defects linked to the virus could rise in the coming months. Sex includes vaginal, anal, and oral sex. The virus has been linked with microcephaly - a brain disease where babies are born with abnormally small heads - besides a range of other developmental problems.

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Nobody more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as president: Obama

Campaign insiders said Mrs Clinton planned to use her speech to "reintroduce" herself to the nation. "Forget about feeling like a great Democrat, you leave there feeling like America is a great country", Gulino said. "Does anyone really believe a guy who has spent his years on this earth showing no regard working people is suddenly going to be your champion?" Citing the chaos and fear that punctuated the narrative of this year's Republican National Convention (particularly in the ...