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Zika Virus Zika Virus Preferentially Infects, Kills Glioblastoma Stem Cells

Zika Virus Preferentially Infects, Kills Glioblastoma Stem Cells

The Zika virus preferentially targets glioblastoma stem cells.

Zika Virus CDC Guidance Update for Possible Congenital Zika Infection

CDC Guidance Update for Possible Congenital Zika Infection

This updated interim guidance is based on current, limited data about Zika virus infection, and reflects the information available as of September 2017.

Zika Virus Rapid Antigen Test Differentiates Zika and Dengue Cases

Rapid Antigen Test Differentiates Zika and Dengue Cases

A rapid immunochromatography approach can differentiate dengue and Zika virus cases

Zika Virus Zika Infection May Lead to High Risk of Neurologic Complications

Zika Infection May Lead to High Risk of Neurologic Complications

The Zika virus may be associated with a high risk for neurologic complications in affected adults.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Breadth of Viruses Detectable in Semen Examined

Breadth of Viruses Detectable in Semen Examined

A new research letter claims that 27 viruses can be found in human semen.

Zika Virus Single Mutation Contributes to Fetal Microcephaly in Zika Virus

Single Mutation Contributes to Fetal Microcephaly in Zika Virus

A single serine to glutamin substitution (S139N) in the viral polyprotein substantially increased Zika virus infectivity in both human and mouse neural progenitor cells.

IDWeek 2017 Safety, Immunogenicity of Investigational Zika Vaccine Examined

Safety, Immunogenicity of Investigational Zika Vaccine Examined

Volunteer participants received either 1 mg or 2 mg doses of the GLS-5700 vaccine over 12 weeks.

Zika Virus Congenital Zika, Cobalamin C Deficiency: Retinal Changes Evaluated With SD-OCT

Congenital Zika, Cobalamin C Deficiency: Retinal Changes Evaluated With SD-OCT

Retinal maldevelopment associated with congenital Zika syndrome is similar to the maldevelopment seen with cobalamin C deficiency.

Zika Virus Zika Virus Skews Immunosuppression During Pregnancy, Inducing Rapid Viremia

Zika Virus Skews Immunosuppression During Pregnancy, Inducing Rapid Viremia

The Zika virus thrives in pregnant women by suppressing their already dampened immune systems and running roughshod over their body's natural defenses.

Zika Virus Detection of Zika Virus RNA in Semen

Detection of Zika Virus RNA in Semen

The Zika virus might not last in the semen of infected men as long as previously thought.

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