Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, have discovered that female mosquitoes can transmit the Zika virus to their eggs and offspring.
Italy’s earthquake was a lot weaker than a recent one in Myanmar, but it did far more damage because it happened at a shallower depth.
The earthquake took place along a fault line that has tormented the Italian peninsula for centuries, making the country among the most quake-prone regions of Europe.
Rescuers’ hopes were dashed when they touched the small, cold leg protruding from a mountain of debris in the quake-ruined village of Pescara del Tronto, in Italy.
Sister Marjana Lleshi became the face of Italy’s earthquake, with blood staining her veil as she texted family and friends in her native Albania that she was alive.
Zika was first discovered in Uganda in 1947, the rest is history
People drawn to Italian towns for food fest
Powerful earthquake struck at 3.36am local time on Wednesday.