The Zika virus might not last in the semen of infected men as long as previously thought.
Zika virus doesn't appear to be transmitted through saliva in rhesus monkeys.
The FDA issued an Emergency Use Authorization for the Center for Infection and Immunity-ArboViroPlex rRT-PCR Test for Zika virus detection.
Two experimental vaccines may help protect fetuses against the Zika virus.
Infants exposed to the Zika virus in utero should have their eyes examined for possible virus-related abnormalities.
Zika infection can be ruled out or confirmed by testing fetal and placental tissue according to a study published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
The number of US counties with Zika-carrying mosquitoes is up.
A small percentage of Ebola virus survivors have a novel retinal lesion as a result of the disease.
An unusual outbreak of measles was recorded in Ontario, Canada in early 2015.
Research shows the 2016 Zika outbreak in Florida was linked to 4 separate events that introduced and spread the virus.
A new rapid, low-cost test may enable on-site detection of Zika virus in mosquitoes and human blood and semen, allowing for more efficient disease surveillance and diagnosis.
US women traveling to active Zika virus areas may be less likely to get infected than expected.
The number of suspected Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 37.
Passage of the 2017 budget, along with congressional approval of the AHCA, leaves large holes in the funding of the proposed national approach to infectious disease control.
A Zika virus infection outbreak in the United States could be very costly.
Zika virus may lead to lifelong vision impairment in affected infants.
Findings suggest the need to examine how and to what extent congenital Zika virus infection and resulting brain abnormalities are associated with seizures and/or epilepsy.
Individuals with certain occupations or in certain populations may be more at risk of fatality from hantavirus pulmonary syndrome.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases began phase 2/2b of a multisite clinical trial of an investigational vaccine against the Zika virus.
Blood banks in the US are taking precautionary measures to protect blood supplies from Zika virus transmission during the upcoming mosquito season.
The structure of a human antibody bound to the Zika virus may help in the development of antiviral medications.
All infants born to women with laboratory evidence of possible recent Zika virus infection during pregnancy should receive postnatal neuroimaging and Zika virus testing in addition to a comprehensive newborn physical exam and hearing screen.
Further investigations are needed to clarify the causal links between arbovirus infections, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and microcephaly in Brazil.
A strategy of preemptive use of an AD26.ZEBOV followed by MVA-BN-Filo immunization schedule in at-risk populations may offer advantages over reactive use of single-dose vaccine regimens.
Case report identified multifocal chorioretinal lesions in an immunocompromised adult with Zika virus infection.
Two-thirds of Venezuelan Zika patients showed evidence of heart failure after contracting the virus.
Researchers retrospectively reviewed data collected during 2013-2014 in 3 US states before the introduction of Zika virus.
A new vaccine candidate uses an mRNA platform to deliver safe, low doses of a vaccine that offers high levels of sustained protection against Zika virus.
Active infection of Leydig cells within the interstitial regions of the testes could cause decreased testosterone production leading to testicular atrophy.
Symptoms of Seoul virus infection include fever, headache, and back pain.
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