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Model identifies primate species most likely to spread Zika in the Americas

April 8, 2019
Through modeling, researchers identified the primate species in the Americas that are most likely to harbor Zika virus and found that those posing…

Dengue may affect Zika transmission

April 1, 2019
Recent studies, including one published in Science, suggest that certain levels of dengue antibody caused by prior dengue infection may be…
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Postnatal Zika infection symptoms mirror common childhood illnesses

March 19, 2019
Children in the United States with Zika virus infection are often infected while traveling abroad and present with symptoms similar to those of other…
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Severity of Zika outbreak explains microcephaly rate in northeast Brazil

March 14, 2019
In 2015, northeast Brazil experienced a disproportionately higher rate of microcephaly than anywhere else in the country. Researchers explained that…
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Prior dengue infection may protect against future Zika infection

January 29, 2019
Previous infection with dengue virus may provide cross-immunity against other flaviviruses and prevent symptomatic Zika virus infection, according to…
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Screening blood supply for Zika not cost-effective in US

January 7, 2019
In the United States, universal screening of blood donations for Zika virus was not cost-effective during the first year, according to research…
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25% of infants exposed to Zika have eye abnormalities

September 24, 2018
Recent findings suggest that approximately one-quarter of infants with suspected or confirmed Zika virus exposure during the 2015-2016 Rio de Janeiro…

Zika causes health concerns in 14% of infants exposed in US territories

August 7, 2018
A report issued by the CDC shows that approximately 14% of infants — or one in seven — infected with Zika virus in utero within U.S…
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Zika may be sexually transmissible for shorter period than previously thought

July 25, 2018
The period during which Zika virus can be sexually transmitted is shorter than was estimated in the earliest studies published after the epidemic…
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Zika still a risk for female travelers

July 16, 2018
Although the prevalence of Zika has declined, it remains an important concern for women of reproductive age; thus, physicians should discuss…