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Jun 28, 2016

Jun 28, 2016

News Scan for Jun 28, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
2009 H1N1 origins in Mexico
WHO health emergency head
Strategic National Stockpile report

Jun 03, 2016

Jun 03, 2016

Flu Scan for Jun 03, 2016

Flu immunity from previous infection
Low US flu levels
Avian flu in Mexico, Niger

May 12, 2016

May 12, 2016

News Scan for May 12, 2016

Asymptomatic flu
Two-way avian flu spread
H5N1 in Egypt
Cross-border dengue in Texas

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

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.


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