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Feb 14 2016

WHO reports rise of neurological disorder in Zika outbreak

So far, over 4,000 cases of microcephaly in newborns have been registered in Brazil. Since October, 5,079 suspected cases have been reported , according to the latest fi...

Feb 14 2016

Half of US States Say Obama's Clean Power Plan Poses Overbearing Rules

It gives state governments a deadline of summer 2016 to submit plans to the EPA for how they will comply with the rule or to request a one- or two-year extension. The s...

Feb 14 2016

US Supreme Court blocks Obama carbon emissions plan

The states claim that the Obama administration seeks via the emissions controls to shut down as many as 50 coal-fired power plants. Shares of coal companies reflect...

Feb 14 2016

Brazilian troops join fight against Zika virus

The focus of fighting the virus has been on eliminating its carrier, the Aedes aegypti mosquito. Saturday is National Mobilization Day in Brazil to fight Zika . The ...

Feb 14 2016

Morgan County resident is Alabama's first Zika case

Officials said Marylanders and other travelers to area returning from regions with ongoing Zika transmission, such as the Caribbean and Central and South America, may hav...