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Zika Virus Screening Blood Donations for Zika Virus Is Costly With Low Yield

Screening Blood Donations for Zika Virus Is Costly With Low Yield

Screening blood donations for Zika virus in the United States is costly with low yield.

Vector-borne Illnesses Vector-Borne Diseases Up More Than 2-Fold From 2004 to 2016

Vector-Borne Diseases Up More Than 2-Fold From 2004 to 2016

Vector-borne diseases represent an increasing problem in the United States, with a more than 2-fold increase in the number of annual reports from 2004 to 2016.

Zika Virus Zika Virus RNA Often Identified in Semen of Men With Symptomatic Infection

Zika Virus RNA Often Identified in Semen of Men With Symptomatic Infection

Zika virus RNA is frequently present in the semen of men with symptomatic ZIKV infection and can persist for over 6 months.

Zika Virus Pregnancy May Be Independently Associated With Prolonged Detection of Zika Virus RNA

Pregnancy May Be Independently Associated With Prolonged Detection of Zika Virus RNA

Pregnant women may have about a 3-fold longer estimated median detection window for Zika virus RNA in serum.

Emerging Diseases An Effective Zika Vaccine May Eliminate Prenatal Infections

An Effective Zika Vaccine May Eliminate Prenatal Infections

A vaccine against Zika virus, once available and effectively deployed, may substantially reduce prenatal infections.

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A Zika vaccine could virtually eliminate prenatal infections

A Zika virus vaccine shown to be of moderate to high efficacy in eliminating prenatal infections provides 90% coverage.

Zika Virus Rate of Birth Defects in Pregnant Women With Confirmed Zika Virus Infection

Rate of Birth Defects in Pregnant Women With Confirmed Zika Virus Infection

Researchers estimated this risk among pregnant women with symptomatic Zika virus infection in French territories in the Americas.

Zika Virus Zika Virus-Associated Neurogenic Bladder Requires Prompt Management

Zika Virus-Associated Neurogenic Bladder Requires Prompt Management

Prompt identification may help reduce the risk for subsequent renal failure and minimize overall disease burden.

Zika Virus Zika Virus Infection Linked to Uteroplacental Pathology

Zika Virus Infection Linked to Uteroplacental Pathology

Animal model revealed a potential relationship between Zika virus infection and uteroplacental pathology that appears to affect oxygen delivery to the fetus during development.

Zika Virus CDC Reports Number of Noncongenital Zika Virus Cases in the United States

CDC Reports Number of Noncongenital Zika Virus Cases in the United States

A total of 5168 noncongenital Zika virus disease cases were reported from US states and the District of Columbia in 2016.

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