News & Perspective

Sep 30, 2016

Sep 30, 2016
Couple with doctor

CDC updates Zika guidance for couples trying to conceive

Also, Thailand confirms 2 microcephaly cases, and CDC researchers publish a case series on US kids.

Sep 29, 2016

Sep 29, 2016
Zika mosquitoes

Zika funds finally pass amid more Florida cases

In another breaking development, the CDC today urged pregnant women to avoid nonessential travel to 11 Southeast Asian countries.

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 23, 2016

Sep 23, 2016
Aerial spraying airplane

Officials: Aerial spraying cut Zika mosquitoes in Miami

A report today says spraying with naled and Bti to target Aedes aegypti was effective.

Sep 22, 2016

Sep 22, 2016
St. Kitts mountains

Some Zika 'firsts' as disease spreads across Caribbean

As St. Kitts and Nevis reports the disease, Guatemala notes its first related birth defects.

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 19, 2016

Sep 19, 2016
Welcome to Wynwood

As one Miami area is taken off Zika advisory, another triples in size

Wynwood has been cleared, but the Miami Beach transmission zone has tripled.

Sep 16, 2016

Sep 16, 2016

News Scan for Sep 16, 2016

Zika money in Florida
Saudi MERS case
Emerging pathogens in meat
Colistin resistance in France
Poor RSV vaccine data
Low-path H5N3 in France

Sep 15, 2016

Sep 15, 2016
Singapore construction

Zika strain in Singapore confounds experts

Experts cite virus mutations, rapid construction, guest workers, and dengue as possible factors in the recent surge of cases.

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