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Jun 28, 2016

Jun 28, 2016
Rhesus monkeys

Zika animal studies yield new disease clues, optimism for vaccine

Key findings in the monkey study were protection against later infection and that infectons in pregnant animals lasted much longer.

Jun 28, 2016
US Capitol and flag

Zika funding bill falters as Florida reports microcephaly

Senate Democrats derail a $1.1 billion Zika funding bill over objections to attached measures.

Jun 28, 2016

News Scan for Jun 28, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
2009 H1N1 origins in Mexico
WHO health emergency head
Strategic National Stockpile report

Jun 14, 2016

Meites E, Gorbach PM, Gratzer B, et al. Monitoring for HPV vaccine impact among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men — United States, 2012-2014. J Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jun 13)

Jun 27, 2016

Jun 27, 2016
Urinalysis container

Study documents live Zika virus in urine and saliva

Also, HHS announces support of vaccine development and capacity.

Jun 27, 2016

News Scan for Jun 27, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
Signs of H7N7 in poultry workers
Diabetes and antibiotic prescribing

Jun 24, 2016

Jun 24, 2016
flying seagull

MCR-1 findings in gulls show mobility of resistance threat

Other reports noted detections in hospital patients, sick chickens, and retail meat samples.

Jun 24, 2016

News Scan for Jun 24, 2016

White House Zika funding threat
Saudi MERS update
Flu vaccine developments
CDC lab incident disclosures
Measles susceptibility estimate

Jun 23, 2016

Jun 23, 2016
Zika virus particles

Studies find prior dengue worsens Zika but hint at vaccine potential

Studies bring bad news and good: that earlier dengue infection can worsen Zika infections, but an antibody against dengue can also neutralize the Zika virus.

Jun 23, 2016
Angola DRC map

WHO launches yellow fever vaccination campaign

The campaign's bullseye is the high trade and traffic corridor between Angola and the DRC.

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