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Apr 25, 2016

Apr 25, 2016

Avian Flu Scan for Apr 25, 2016

H5N6 case in China
Avian flu outbreaks in Lebanon, Ghana, Mexico

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.

Apr 18, 2016

Apr 18, 2016
Molecules

Molecular Zika study finds possible target for tests, drugs

Electrostatic differences in a key protein might explain how Zika virus infects human cells.

Apr 12, 2016

Apr 12, 2016

News Scan for Apr 12, 2016

Long-term Ebola complications
Chikungunya in blood donors
Avian flu in Taiwan, Mexico

Apr 07, 2016

Apr 07, 2016
Aedes larvae

Groups unveil new traps for Zika mosquitoes

Two groups unveil traps to help control the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that spread Zika.

Apr 05, 2016

Apr 05, 2016
Lab mouse

Second Zika mouse model yields more infection clues

Only infected newborn mice developed severe symptoms, similar to humans.

Mar 30, 2016

Mar 30, 2016
Neural stem cell

Zika studies explore fetal brain problems, virus damage

A case report finds more fetal evidence of Zika-related brain development problems, and a study on fetal neural cells hints at a possible damage mechanism.

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.

Mar 07, 2016

Mar 07, 2016

News Scan for Mar 07, 2016

Ebola response errors
More chikungunya in Americas
Mar 07, 2016

Avian Flu Scan for Mar 07, 2016

Indiana H7N8 risk factors
Avian flu in Mexico, Taiwan, Nigeria

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