Medical

3 new West Nile Virus cases in Mississippi

This is the third positive test result for Bartlett Street and the second positive test result for Main Drive. Reduce mosquito breeding areas by draining sources of standing water around your home. Milan Jovanovic Batut" on Tuesday announced that four cases of West Nile virus infections have been confirmed so far. Mosquitoes in parts of Grand Rapids and East Grand Rapids, and likely surrounding areas, are carrying the West Nile Virus, according to the Kent County Health Department.

NBC's Rio Olympics get ratings bump, still down from 2012 games

The Ledecky result was totally expected. In a remarkable performance on Sunday night, Ledecky completely destroyed the world record for the 400-meter-freestyle event, earning a much-deserved gold medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics. "I just let it all out". Ledecky still has the 200- and 800-meter freestyle events, and the women's 4x200 free relay. She did so in style, winning the 100m butterfly in a new world record time of 55.48 seconds.

NASA Predicted Zika Virus Outbreak Would Happen In Miami During July

Its travel advice was updated after the U.S. state confirmed four people in Miami with the Zika virus appear to have been infected by mosquitoes locally. "If travel is unavoidable, then you should take extra care to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes". FILE - This 2006 file photo provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a female Aedes aegypti mosquito in the process of acquiring a blood meal from a human host.

World Media

In dry, windy West, crews target flames in several states

Geranios). Inslee issued the declaration Tuesday after touring fire scenes in the Spokane region. Warm, windy weather has led the biggest wildfire in Yellowstone National Park in northwest Wyoming to grow significantly. A team of fire managers was being brought in to help, although the fire was not yet being actively suppressed. Officials say there is still unburned fuel within the fire's interior, leading to a low percentage of overall containment.

Planet circling the star closest to us could be another Earth

Another scenario says that if Proxima Centuari was more active in its primitive years, its solar flares could have stripped the planet of an atmosphere. "The recent Pale Red Dot campaign has been about two years in the planning". "This solidifies our view that rocky planets are everywhere, ubiquitous, around all kinds of stars", says astrophysicist Nikku Madhusudhan of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, who was not involved in the project.

Sports

Toure left out of City squad for Champions League playoff

People may not be happy when a star leaves a team, but their tears are always wiped away with success, so Man City's performance this season will determine how history views the way it is treating Joe Hart . Another key element of Guardiola's game is the high pressing of the opposition, and De Bruyne said a lot of it is about energy conservation. Raheem Sterling continues to look revitalised, and David Silva is playing with a zest that seemed to desert him for much of last season.