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Zika Virus New Rapid, Low-Cost Test for Zika Virus Surveillance

New Rapid, Low-Cost Test for Zika Virus Surveillance

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.

Zika Virus Potential Exposure of Zika Infection Low in Pregnant Women

Potential Exposure of Zika Infection Low in Pregnant Women

US women traveling to active Zika virus areas may be less likely to get infected than expected.

Zika Virus Zika Outbreak in US Could Mean High Economic Burden

Zika Outbreak in US Could Mean High Economic Burden

A Zika virus infection outbreak in the United States could be very costly.

Zika Virus Ophthalmic Exam Recommended in Infants With Congenital Zika Syndrome

Ophthalmic Exam Recommended in Infants With Congenital Zika Syndrome

Zika virus may lead to lifelong vision impairment in affected infants.

Zika Virus Zika Virus May Trigger Epilepsy in Infants

Zika Virus May Trigger Epilepsy in 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.

Zika Virus NIH Begins Phase 2 Zika Vaccine Trials

NIH Begins Phase 2 Zika Vaccine Trials

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.

Zika Virus Protecting America's Blood Supply From Zika Virus

Protecting America's Blood Supply From Zika Virus

Blood banks in the US are taking precautionary measures to protect blood supplies from Zika virus transmission during the upcoming mosquito season.

Zika Virus Human Antibody Against Zika Virus Offering New Promise

Human Antibody Against Zika Virus Offering New Promise

The structure of a human antibody bound to the Zika virus may help in the development of antiviral medications.

Zika Virus Update on Zika Virus-Associated Birth Defects in US for 2016

Update on Zika Virus-Associated Birth Defects in US for 2016

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.

Zika Virus Zika Virus Link to Neurologic Disorders Needs Further Investigation

Zika Virus Link to Neurologic Disorders Needs Further Investigation

Further investigations are needed to clarify the causal links between arbovirus infections, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and microcephaly in Brazil.

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