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Sep 12, 2017

Sep 12, 2017

News Scan for Sep 12, 2017

New global health initiative
Zika persistence in tears
Vaccine readiness
More chikungunya
Emergency readiness progress

May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017

News Scan for May 18, 2017

Singapore Zika lessons
Novel H7N2 virulence
Clinical trial reporting standards

Oct 11, 2016

Oct 11, 2016
Lab testing

New Zika cases confirmed in Miami Beach

As Florida announces new cases, health labs have noted a lag in testing for pregnant woman and the WHO says Asia will experience wider transmission.

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 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 14, 2016

Sep 14, 2016
Map of Malaysia and Singapore

Zika further threatens Southeast Asia

Malaysia and Singapore give more details on local cases, while a new study from Europe shows uneven surveillance for microcephaly.

Sep 12, 2016

Sep 12, 2016
Pig-tailed macaque

Monkey study reveals Zika damage in developing brain

In other developments, Thailand and Singapore report several new Zika cases.

Sep 08, 2016

Sep 08, 2016
mosquito duo

Protests delay Miami Zika spraying as funding talks continue

Also, Singapore said it's not clear yet if the Asian strain involved in its local spread will result in the severe complications.

Sep 06, 2016

Sep 06, 2016
Couple snuggling

WHO expands Zika sexual transmission advice

Also today, research highlighted eye infections in mice and brain injury in human babies.

Sep 02, 2016

Sep 02, 2016
WHO logo

WHO continues Zika emergency amid virus spread, unanswered questions

Also, the CDC announced $2.4 million to help large cities detect and manage birth defects, and researchers revealed possible differences in brain cell infections between the 2 Zika lineages.

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