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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.

Zika Virus Zika Virus, West Nile Virus Cases Reported in Alabama

Zika Virus, West Nile Virus Cases Reported in Alabama

Multiple reports of Zika virus and West Nile virus are being investigated by Alabama health officials.

Zika Virus Neurodevelopmental Anomalies, Birth Defects Linked to Zika ID'd

Neurodevelopmental Anomalies, Birth Defects Linked to Zika ID'd

Many children of mothers with evidence of confirmed or possible Zika virus infection during pregnancy do not undergo all recommended evaluations.

Zika Virus Zika Virus and Dengue Fever May Be Distinguished by Select Clinical Indicators

Zika Virus and Dengue Fever May Be Distinguished by Select Clinical Indicators

Diagnostic indicators including conjunctivitis, platelet count, and monocyte count can be used to reliably distinguish between Zika virus and dengue fever.

Emerging Diseases Clinicians Warn That Zika Virus May Still Be an Area of Concern for Travelers

Clinicians Warn That Zika Virus May Still Be an Area of Concern for Travelers

Infectious disease experts from Emory University School of Medicine recommend that patients contemplating travel to Zika-affected areas consult with their care providers regarding travel plans and potential Zika virus testing.

Zika Virus Individual Blood Donations No Longer Require Testing for Zika Virus

Individual Blood Donations No Longer Require Testing for Zika Virus

Individual blood donations will no longer need to be tested for the Zika virus.

Zika Virus Aedes  Mosquitoes in California Mosquitoes Can Carry Zika Virus

Aedes Mosquitoes in California Mosquitoes Can Carry Zika Virus

Aedes mosquitoes in California can spread the Zika virus.

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