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  1. Zika Has Been Transmitted Sexually in TexasHere is another reason to wear a condom.
  2. health
    Hip Manhattan Neighborhoods Have a Lot of SyphilisThe Department of Health has the terrifying data.
  3. buried treasure
    EPA’s Gowanus Cleanup Reveals Sunken Vessels, Possibly From the Eighteenth CenturyThe ships may be from the canal’s heyday as an industrial highway.
  4. the great white lay
    Marty Thomas Definitely Did Not Get Crabs From a PuppetIn fact, the Broadway star is suing Twitter over just such a claim.
  5. international intrigue
    U.S. to Guatemala: Oops, Our Bad About the SyphilisThe U.S. infected mental patients in Guatemala with syphilis.
  6. neighborhood watch
    What If Park Slope and Chelsea Could Swap Lives for a Day?Like a neighborhood version of ‘Freaky Friday’!
  7. the morning line
    The Bronx Was Burning • A brutal fire in the Bronx engulfed a four-story house filled with immigrant families, killing eight children and one adult. Witnesses relate terrible images of children tossed out of the windows in a last-ditch attempt to save them. A basement space heater is cited as the cause. [NYT] • A Barack Obama fund-raiser scheduled for tomorrow in midtown has caused what the Daily News terms a “ticket-buying frenzy.” The $100 event at Grand Hyatt will be aimed at “younger people” — for the moneyed elders, there’s a $1,000-a-head reception at the same hotel, but earlier. [NYDN] • Know those ubiquitous, slightly nagging TV ads telling women to vaccinate against the human papillomavirus? Funny thing: None of the city’s STD clinics and immunization centers have the vaccine. [MetroNY] • And now he’s a lawyer: George Pataki is joining Chadbourne & Parke, a law firm housed in 30 Rock, as a consultant on environmental issues. Wait, wasn’t he supposed to be running for president? [NYP]