News & Perspective

Nov 15, 2016

Nov 15, 2016
Experimental Zika vaccine

Experts: Multiple Zika vaccine platforms likely needed

A DNA vaccine could help stamp out the outbreak, while a live-attenuated vaccine could offer lifelong immunity.

Nov 15, 2016
Gloved cleaning hand

Study: Zika virus can linger on hard surfaces

In other developments, California warned of local Zika activity in popular holiday travel destinations, including Mexico, and Florida reported one more local case.

Nov 14, 2016

Nov 14, 2016

Zika Scan for Nov 14, 2016

Zika and chikungunya from one bite
Coinfections and neuro problems

Nov 11, 2016

Nov 11, 2016

News Scan for Nov 11, 2016

Zika developments
Chagas disease burden

Nov 10, 2016

Nov 10, 2016
Puerto Rican woman

Puerto Rico adds more evidence that Zika burden tilts toward women

Experts suspect that sexual spread from men to women might be a factor in Zika's bigger burden on women, but further studies are needed.

Nov 09, 2016

Nov 09, 2016
Aedes mosquito

Florida split over genetically modified mosquitoes

In related developments, Florida reported seven new locally acquired Zika cases yesterday and today, one of them in a traveler from out of state.

Nov 07, 2016

Nov 07, 2016
Zika antibodies

Mouse experiments with Zika antibody suggest protection for fetuses

In other Zika news, Florida reported more local Zika cases over the past few days, officials announced the launch of a vaccine trial, and Palau reported its first local case.

Nov 03, 2016

Nov 03, 2016
Baby head circumference

Researchers detail features of congenital Zika syndrome

Researchers highlight five specific features in Zika-affected infants.

Nov 02, 2016

Nov 02, 2016

News Scan for Nov 02, 2016

Zika's Facebook profile
Zika study protocols
Tdap safe in pregnancy

Nov 01, 2016

Nov 01, 2016

CDC: Contraceptives would cut Zika costs in Puerto Rico

Elsewhere, Florida Health has reported 3 locally acquired cases in the past 2 days.


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