In the first Zika case in Texas linked to trip within U.S., a Texas resident who recently traveled to Miami has tested positive for Zika.
The El Paso County recently returned from an area of Miami where local transmission by U.S. mosquitoes has occurred. It is also the first Zika case for the county, which has found no other evidence of the virus or local transmission.
There have been 108 cases of travel-related Zika in Texas, including three pregnant women and one person who had sexual contact with a traveler, health officials said. Continue reading
The fourth known case of the Zika virus has been identified in Yellowstone County. The infection was identified by the RiverStone Health and the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services.
The reported case in Montana, the first of its kind, was found in a man who had travelled to an affected area. In February, Missoula County reported the first travel related case of Zika in Montana.
As of July 27, 2016 there have been 1,658 confirmed cases of Zika in the United States. Nearly all cases were travel related. Diagnosis of Zika is based on a person’s recent travel history, symptoms, and results from a blood or urine test. h/t billingsgazette
Zika is a disease caused by a virus that is spread primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species of mosquito that is not found in Montana. Travelers returning from Zika affected areas who have symptoms, or who are pregnant, or who are planning a pregnancy, should consult their healthcare provider.
Beenie Man, who won a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album, was forced to cancel his co-headlining performance at Drake’s OVO Festival in Toronto Saturday night after contracting the Zika virus.
Beenie was scheduled to perform alongside Machel Montano at the popular festival but was denied entry into Canada a few days before the event over “immigration issues” related to his contraction of the virus.
The Jamaican artist shared a photo of himself on social media holdup in the hospital. In the caption he apologized to fans for missing the festival. Continue reading
A woman who was diagnosed with the Zika virus has given birth to a baby with microcephaly in what may be the first such case in the continental U.S.
8-month Pregnant Pottstown, Pennsylvania resident, Briahna Gerloff, tragically died over the weekend after going outside to shovel snow in front of her home.
Gerloff, 18, was shoveling snow with her little brother when she collapsed. Family members and neighbors tried to revive her to no avail. EMS arrived but she was pronounced dead at the hospital. The unborn child did not survive.
Family members say she was eight months pregnant and suffering from several heart defects, including Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome Continue reading
Another female high school teacher, in a long list of teachers, has been arrested for allegedly having relations with one of her students, according to the Murrieta Police Department.
Shannon Fosgett, 44, is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a male student that attended her class.
The relationship began with after-hours texting and escalated to a sexual relationship involving intercourse and oral sex Continue reading
The mother of the viral pregnancy video “Buns In The Oven,” is now in critical condition after giving birth to a baby boy 16 weeks premature.
Dana and Arkell Graves received over 10 million views in an emotional pregnancy video earlier this month following four miscarriages and a stillbirth.
The couple revealed on social media that Dana gave birth to baby Kaleb Arkell Grave on Tuesday and that Dana was in critical condition Continue reading
Coco Austin, aka, Mrs. Ice T, has started her own blog featuring her adventures in pregnancy.
The reality star is welcoming the birth of her first, a girl, by documenting the entire ordeal on the internets.
People know I’m crazy Coco. Crazy things are going to come out of my mouth. Continue reading
A new report is claiming, Kanye West is not the father of baby North West, and at least the photo evidence seems to support the claim.
Olivier Rousteing, a creative director, who is said to be close to Kim Kardashian, does have an uncanny resemblance to the world’s most famous baby.
Some people on social media noted that Kim Kardashian herself had liked the photo of Rousteing as a baby, while others were more blunt with their accusations. Continue reading
If bad things come in threes, Youtube star Sam Rader should be shaking in his boots.
The Christian YouTube star, best known for the viral video announcing his wife Nia’s pregnancy (and later her tragic miscarriage), was caught red handed in the massive Ashley Madison dump.
Rader posted a video with his wife to set the record straight and revealed that his wife, Nia, has forgiven him for his huge mistake. Continue reading