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at 20:56 on July 29, 2016, EDT.

New water supply to Saskatchewan city to deal with Husky oil spill by weekend

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. โ€” Saskatchewan's third-largest city was expecting to have alternate sources of water on the weekend to help deal with an oil spill that has tainted the river it usually draws from.


at 15:35 on July 29, 2016, EDT.

Tourists urged not to panic about Zika's spread in Florida

MIAMI โ€” There's no official warning to stay clear of Florida, but the crowds that usually wander among the bold street murals in Miami's trendy Wynwood arts district may be thinner after reports that mosquitoes in the area have spread the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time.


at 14:34 on July 29, 2016, EDT.

Zika mosquito: thrives in hot weather, hard to wipe out

Behind the spread of the Zika virus is a tiny menace that just won't go away.


at 14:22 on July 29, 2016, EDT.

What Canadians need to know after Zika virus is transmitted by Florida mosquitoes

As Florida has its first reported case of Zika virus transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland, here's what Canadians need to know:


at 14:20 on July 29, 2016, EDT.

Homegrown Zika raises more questions about the evolving risk

WASHINGTON โ€” Homegrown mosquitoes apparently have infected four people in the Miami area with Zika and now it's up to tried-and-true public health measures to stamp out the birth defect-causing virus before it spreads.


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