US health officials have recorded the first known case of the Zika virus being transmitted within the United States in Texas. Health officials believe it was transmitted through sexual contact.
German officials have reportedly seized €2 million from funds embezzled by a former manager at Siemens. The German company's slush fund was disclosed in last year's leaked Panama Papers.
Venezuela has spiraled into further crisis after the country's top court seized power from congress. A top regional official has called the move a "coup."
Health authorities in the United States have declared a public health emergency in Puerto Rico in response to the Zika outbreak. More than 10,000 people have contracted the virus in the tiny US territory.
Local officials said the area which saw the first non-travel related case of Zika in the United States has not seen any new cases in over six weeks. But most of Miami is still considered an infection zone.
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version