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First baby with Zika-related birth defect born in New York City Jul 22 2016

New York City has reported its first case of a baby born with the birth defect microcephaly related to exposure to the Zika virus, health officials said on Friday. | Video

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EU watchdog flags faulty generic drug data, backs sales halt

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommended suspending sales of some generic drugs after a review found that data collected by a contract research company in India for their approval was unreliable.

Jul 22 2016

Doctors devise care plan for babies as Zika threat looms in U.S.

CHICAGO As U.S. public health officials try to determine whether Zika has arrived in the country, doctors are establishing guidelines on how to care for the rising number of babies whose mothers were infected with the virus during pregnancy.

U.S. Jul 22 2016

Brazil scientists find Zika traces in Culex mosquitoes in wild

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian researchers on Thursday said they found signs of the Zika virus in a common mosquito that is a separate species from the insect known to be the primary means of transmission.

Brazil Jul 21 2016

Ringing in the ears plagues nearly one in 10 U.S. adults

(Reuters Health) - About 10 percent of U.S. adults have a sensation of ringing in their ears, and the noise in their daily lives may be to blame, according to a new study.

Jul 22 2016

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