Until this year, Brazil had few cases of microcephaly, a debilitating and ultimately deadly disorder in which newborns are born with abnormally small brains.
Then the country recorded almost 3,000 cases after reporting less than 200 cases in 2014.
A rescue operation is underway to rescue the four remaining miners after a tunnel collapsed at the Gleision Colliery mine this morning near the village of Cilybebyll in the Swansea Valley, South Wales.
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Scientists say it's probable that they may have documented the first case of a virus contracted by a man who was bitten multiple times by insects and then sexually transmitted to his wife, according to a study published on 'Emerging Infectious Diseases.'
In a 24-hour period, the region of the Mariana Islands, near Guam, experienced three powerful earthquakes ranging from 6.3-magnitude to 6.9-magnitude. The region also has witnessed 14 aftershocks.
The representatives of The Federated States of Micronesia said at the Copenhagen climate summit they want to see a decrease of the global CO2 emissions to 350 parts per million, in order to limit the rise in temperatures to about 1.5 degrees.