News & Perspective

Dec 09, 2016

Dec 09, 2016
Miami Christmas

Zika zones end in Florida as Texas reports 4 new cases

All of Miami-Dade County is still a CDC cautionary area, and officials said more sporadic cases are likely.

Oct 18, 2016

Oct 18, 2016
Government funding

Zika funding to be split among CDC, NIH, emergency fund

Also today, a Lancet letter details the second case of female-to-male sexual spread.

Sep 28, 2016

Sep 28, 2016
Lab worker PCR test

CDC scientist challenges accuracy of Zika test

In other news, the Senate passes a funding bill that includes $1.1 billion in Zika money.

Sep 26, 2016

Sep 26, 2016
Aedes aegypti mosquito

Four suspected Zika microcephaly cases in Thailand

Also, Florida, the Philippines, and Singapore report more locally acquired cases.

Sep 20, 2016

Sep 20, 2016

CDC ups Zika testing support; Florida reports more local cases

In other developments, without Zika funding federal officials have had to tap research money for cancer and other diseases.

Sep 15, 2016

Sep 15, 2016
Preemie

Case-control study adds to Zika-microcephaly link

In other developments, industry reps raised concerns about the impact on businesses, as Flordia's local case total continued to rise.

Sep 09, 2016

Sep 09, 2016
Tony Fauci, MD

Zika money dries up; Miami Beach aerial spraying begins

Also, officials report sexual transmission in Pennsylvania and the Netherlands.

Sep 08, 2016

Sep 08, 2016
mosquito duo

Protests delay Miami Zika spraying as funding talks continue

Also, Singapore said it's not clear yet if the Asian strain involved in its local spread will result in the severe complications.

Sep 07, 2016

Sep 07, 2016
Ultrasound exam

More evidence of Zika-GBS link as funding talks stall

Also, Miami Beach is planning for aerial spraying, while an mRNA vaccine gets funding.

Sep 01, 2016

Sep 01, 2016
Dead mosquitoes

Mosquitoes in Miami Beach test positive for Zika

Also, the WHO said samples from Guinea-Bissau are part of the African lineage, not the Americas one.

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