Medical

World Heath Organizations Ends Zika Public-Health Emergency Status

The tsunami of microcephaly cases that was expected to surge across Latin American has failed to materialize as had been feared, but many people have been affected by the virus, and pregnant women are urged to take precautions. The virus, which has been found in 60 different countries, will continue to spread in locales with mosquitos that carry the virus, officials said. "All pregnant women in the United States should be evaluated for possible Zika virus exposure during each prenatal care ...

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What history tells us about why 81 whales died in Florida stranding

Mase said that the false killer whales were beached and scattered along the shoreline in poor condition and "deeply embedded in the mangroves", making the effort to rescue them almost impossible. Hog Key is one of the keys in Florida Bay southwest of Everglades City. At the time, Brazilian newspaper O Globo reported it was not known why the animals stranded themselves, but biologists were considering whether the pod leader might have been incapacitated.

Dad who raised SC teen abducted at birth speaks out

The grandmother of teenager Kamiyah Mobley who was snatched from a Florida hospital just hours after she was born has told how she thought it would be too late to see her ever again. "My prayer was answered". Manigo has split custody with Williams, 51, since they separated in 2003. Kamiyah mother, Shanara Mobley, told the Florida Times-Union newspaper on the 10th anniversary of the kidnapping that on every one of Kamiyah's birthdays she wrapped a piece of birthday cake in foil and put it ...

Sports

Murray streak ended by Djokovic

The pair then exchanged breaks before Murray saw the set out to set up a tantalising final with Djokovic, who saved five match points on his way to defeating Fernando Verdasco earlier in the day. The world No. 2 won 13 of the last 16 points to snuff out Murray's challenge. After a convincing first set win, the Serb looking strong in the second set as well, but inexplicably lost control, and went on to fritter away a total of three championship points en route to his win today.