Many American professional athletes have opted to skip the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, due to the rising fears surrounding the Zika virus. According to USA Today, tennis powerhouse Serena Williams said she thinks it's “sad” that so many athletes are missing out on the opportunity.
Raising alarm, scientists in Brazil show that a more common mosquito can carry the Zika virus. But it's undetermined if the species can transmit the virus to humans.
Bobby Brown and his wife Alicia Etheredge are reportedly expecting a new bundle of joy. According to a close source Etheredge, who tied the knot with Brown back in 2012, is carrying the couple’s third child.
About a dozen Black NYPD officers filed a lawsuit against their department claiming they were pressured to implement racism in their practices.
The virus travels through Aedes mosquitos, which are common in all nations in the Western Hemisphere with the exception of Canada and Chile.
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