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Feb 07, 2019

Feb 07, 2019
Brazil favela

Study: Dengue immunity may have offered protection against Zika in Brazil

Partial protection from earlier dengue exposure in the favela population might explain Zika's quick decline there.

Jan 23, 2019

Jan 23, 2019
Kids jumping rope

Prior dengue in kids may protect against Zika symptoms

Dengue immunity, however, doesn't seem to generally protect against Zika infection, the researchers find.

Jun 14, 2018

Jun 14, 2018
Dengue vaccine center in the Philippines

Vaccine trial shows more hospitalizations for dengue-naive kids

The findings add to the conundrum that governments face, as the vaccine prevents hospital stays in children who have antibodies to the dengue virus.

Apr 19, 2018

Apr 19, 2018
Dengue clinical trial

WHO advisers halt Dengvaxia, for now

The controversial dengue vaccine should not be used until clinicians can confirm prior dengue infection, and such a test is at least 2 years away.

Jan 02, 2018

Jan 02, 2018
Dengue virus

Three Filipino children hospitalized after receiving Dengvaxia

Also, a study shows that receipt of Dengvaxia may alter the accuracy of dengue tests.

Dec 14, 2017

Dec 14, 2017
Dengue vaccination

Philippines, scientists grapple with Dengvaxia fallout

Data show that about 4 of 1,000 seronegative patients vaccinated could develop ADE, a serious side effect.

Dec 01, 2017

Dec 01, 2017
Dengue vaccine vials

Sanofi restricts dengue vaccine but downplays antibody enhancement

A leading dengue vaccine researcher says the move is not surprising, while Sanofi says antibody-dependent enhancement cannot be the whole story surrounding vaccine performance.

Nov 08, 2017

Nov 08, 2017
Dengue infection

Dengue study adds to evidence for antibody enhancement

The study highlights ADE, when previous virus exposure enhances disease response.

Nov 08, 2017
Salvador Brazil

Study probes yellow fever threat in Brazil's 4th-largest city

In the past, the city has experienced outbreaks of dengue, Zika, and chikungunya that were spread by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

Sep 26, 2017

Sep 26, 2017
Mom and baby mice

Scientists identify dengue antibody that protects against Zika

The antibody protected both adult and fetal mice against Zika infection.

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