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Travel surveillance and genomics uncover ‘hidden’ Zika outbreak

August 23, 2019
Based on an analysis of international travel patterns, mosquito modeling and clinical virus genomic sequencing, researchers said they identified an…
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One-third of children exposed to Zika in utero show neurological problems

July 17, 2019
Almost a third of children aged 3 years and younger who were exposed to Zika virus during their mother’s pregnancy had below-average…
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Few infants in NYC with possible ZIKV exposure have associated birth defects

June 7, 2019
Approximately 5% of infants with possible congenital Zika virus exposure had defects at birth potentially associated with the infection, according to…
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Congress takes step to support BARDA’s mission of pandemic preparedness

June 5, 2019
Congress recently passed the Pandemics and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act, or PAHPAI, which will allow the Biomedical Advanced…
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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…