News & Perspective

Feb 05, 2018

Feb 05, 2018
Baby macaque

Zika studies highlight brain damage, possible genetic link

One study hints that infection in children and young adults may affect brain health.

Jan 31, 2018

Jan 31, 2018

News Scan for Jan 31, 2018

CDC director resigns
Zika-chikungunya-dengue cases
Malaria in the Americas

Jan 17, 2018

Jan 17, 2018

News Scan for Jan 17, 2018

Antivirals for nursing home flu
Dengue immunity after Zika
Zika in various mosquitoes
Ebola vaccine animal trial

Jan 16, 2018

Jan 16, 2018
Baby head circumference

Brazilian studies highlight Zika microcephaly patterns

One study reaffirms the Zika-microcephaly link; the other spotlights economic factors.

Jan 11, 2018

Jan 11, 2018

News Scan for Jan 11, 2018

Emergency-vaccine risks
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Dengvaxia and kids' deaths
Brazil yellow fever campaign
Cholera vaccination in Zambia

Jan 05, 2018

Jan 05, 2018

News Scan for Jan 05, 2018

FSMA rule pare-back
Possible Dengvaxia deaths
Microcephaly before Zika
Polio in Afghanistan
IV saline shortage

Dec 14, 2017

Dec 14, 2017
Mom holding baby

Study profiles severe challenges in toddlers born with Zika

Some problems became more apparent with age, and the follow-up findings could help providers plan care for other babies born with Zika-related defects.

Dec 13, 2017

Dec 13, 2017
Latino grandfather and baby

Study bolsters Zika-microcephaly link, rules out others

No link was found between microcephaly and a key insecticide—or vaccines.

Nov 14, 2017

Nov 14, 2017
Drawing blood

Brazilian study indicates Zika may have hit poor hardest

The study of people in Salvador, Brazil, shows infection rates exceeding 60% in many populations.

Nov 08, 2017

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.

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