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Zika Virus Neurologic and Ocular Malformations Associated With Zika Virus Infection

Neurologic and Ocular Malformations Associated With Zika Virus Infection

Researchers examined a full range of data on neurological complications in newborns and infants born to women infected with Zika virus.

Zika Virus Zika Vaccine Cost-Effective for Young Adults and Childbearing-Age Women

Zika Vaccine Cost-Effective for Young Adults and Childbearing-Age Women

The most cost-effective means of decreasing transmission of Zika virus is administration of the vaccine to young adults and women of childbearing age.

Zika Virus Targeted Blood Donor Screening for Zika More Cost Effective vs Universal

Targeted Blood Donor Screening for Zika More Cost Effective vs Universal

Screening the donated blood supply for Zika virus is only cost-effective during the high mosquito season in Puerto Rico, but not in the United States.

Zika Virus Sequential Prenatal, Postnatal Neuroimaging in Zika-Exposed Infants

Sequential Prenatal, Postnatal Neuroimaging in Zika-Exposed Infants

Sequential neuroimaging indicated that prenatal and postnatal ultrasonography may identify Zika virus-related brain injury in most patients.

Zika Virus Association of Hydrocephalus With Congenital Zika Syndrome

Association of Hydrocephalus With Congenital Zika Syndrome

Evidence that hydrocephalus is a complication in at least a proportion of patients with congenital Zika syndrome has been published in JAMA Neurology.

Zika Virus Biomarkers Associated With Zika Virus Fetal Abnormalities

Biomarkers Associated With Zika Virus Fetal Abnormalities

An analysis of 69 cytokines found 3 specific chemokines that are specifically associated with symptomatic Zika virus infection during pregnancy.

Zika Virus Evidence of Zika Congenital Syndrome in Pre-Term Newborn

Evidence of Zika Congenital Syndrome in Pre-Term Newborn

Case-study demonstrates that epithelial cells are susceptible to congenitally acquired Zika virus.

Zika Virus Threat of Zika Virus Still Significant in California

Threat of Zika Virus Still Significant in California

Since 2015, California has seen many travel-related Zika virus cases, and as the population of mosquitos that spread the virus continue to expand across the state, there is a significant risk for new Zika cases.

Zika Virus Sustained Follow-Up Essential for Infants of Women Exposed to Zika Virus

Sustained Follow-Up Essential for Infants of Women Exposed to Zika Virus

Approximately 14% of children who were born to mothers with confirmed or possible Zika virus infection during pregnancy were identified during infancy or early childhood as having a Zika-associated birth defect.

Zika Virus CDC Updates Guidance for Post-Zika Virus Exposure Counseling in Males

CDC Updates Guidance for Post-Zika Virus Exposure Counseling in Males

In an updated interim guidance, the CDC now recommends that couples wait at least 3 months before attempting to conceive after possible Zika virus exposure in the male.

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