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Zika Virus Can Zika Virus Infection Cause Chorioretinitis in Adults?

Can Zika Virus Infection Cause Chorioretinitis in Adults?

Case report identified multifocal chorioretinal lesions in an immunocompromised adult with Zika virus infection.

Zika Virus New Evidence Links Zika Virus With Heart Problems in Adults

New Evidence Links Zika Virus With Heart Problems in Adults

Two-thirds of Venezuelan Zika patients showed evidence of heart failure after contracting the virus.

Vector-borne Illnesses NIH Begins Study on a Universal Mosquito-Borne Diseases Vaccine

NIH Begins Study on a Universal Mosquito-Borne Diseases Vaccine

Investigational vaccine is designed to trigger an immune response to mosquito saliva rather than to a specific virus or parasite carried by mosquitoes.

Zika Virus Proportion of Birth Defects Associated With Zika Virus Reported From 3 US States

Proportion of Birth Defects Associated With Zika Virus Reported From 3 US States

Researchers retrospectively reviewed data collected during 2013-2014 in 3 US states before the introduction of Zika virus.

CROI 2017 Novel mRNA Zika Virus Vaccine Shows Rapid and Durable Protection

Novel mRNA Zika Virus Vaccine Shows Rapid and Durable Protection

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.

Zika Virus Progressive Testicular Atrophy Secondary to Zika Noted in Mice

Progressive Testicular Atrophy Secondary to Zika Noted in Mice

Active infection of Leydig cells within the interstitial regions of the testes could cause decreased testosterone production leading to testicular atrophy.

Zika Virus Enhanced Contraceptive Access May Reduce Zika-related Microcephaly

Enhanced Contraceptive Access May Reduce Zika-related Microcephaly

Enhancing contraceptive access may be an important strategy to reduce Zika virus-related microcephaly births.

Zika Virus Two DC Women Found to Be Negative for Zika Due to Flawed Testing

Two DC Women Found to Be Negative for Zika Due to Flawed Testing

All 409 specimens that tested negative between July and December will be retested by the CDC.

CROI 2017 Study Supports Current Prevention Interventions for Zika Exposure

Study Supports Current Prevention Interventions for Zika Exposure

The current sexual prevention guidelines recommend that men use condoms or abstain from sex for 6 months after Zika virus exposure. Now there are strong data to support these guidelines.

CROI 2017 Advances in the Battle Against HIV/AIDS to be Highlighted at CROI 2017

Advances in the Battle Against HIV/AIDS to be Highlighted at CROI 2017

Vaccines against HIV/AIDS enter a new era.

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