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Apr 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017
mosquito larvae

South America sees Zika rise; study estimates US disease cost

The cost study looked at different attack-rate ranges, putting the upper-end estimate at as much as $2 billion.

Apr 19, 2017

Apr 19, 2017
Latrine

WHO reports unprecedented progress against NTDs

The effort to cut NTD levels has been hailed as one of the most effective global partnerships in modern public health.

Dec 02, 2016

Dec 02, 2016
Art Basel in Miami

Little River in Miami no longer Zika transmission zone

Florida said the Little River neighborhood is no longer an active site of Zika transmission.

Oct 07, 2016

Oct 07, 2016
Zika virus researcher

More Zika in the US as RNA vaccine gets funding

Also, a new study provides evidence for the usefulness of IgM Zika testing for babies.

Aug 12, 2016

Aug 12, 2016
Miami park

More local Zika cases in Florida as Puerto Rico numbers soar

Cases in Puerto Rico topped 10,000, as more countries and regions reported local spread, microcephaly, and GBS.

Apr 22, 2016

Apr 22, 2016
Mini brain infected with Zika

Lab study shows severe, early Zika damage to fetal brain cells

Also, Mexican scientists have detected Zika virus in Aedes albopictus mosquitoes for the first time in the Americas, and US officials posted guidance for protecting workers.

Mar 11, 2016

Mar 11, 2016
Mexico City and mountains

CDC excludes high elevations in Zika travel advice

CDC guidance now excludes destinations above 6,500 feet, as Aedes mosquitoes are rare in those areas.

Dec 01, 2015

Dec 01, 2015
Brazil map

PAHO issues Zika virus alert

An alarming number of countries are reporting cases, as clinicians find more links to microcephaly and other neurologic complications.

Aug 10, 2015

Aug 10, 2015
Aedesalbopictus

Chikungunya case in Spanish man; Americas outbreak grows

The man's infection is Spain's first that didn't involve travel to an endemic area.

Jun 27, 2014

Jun 27, 2014
Chikungunya virus

Chikungunya continues to expand in Americas

Cases include the first in Mexico and Grenada and two locally acquired infections in Venezuela.

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