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May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017
Zika virus

Zika studies uncover early spread, factors fueling Florida outbreak

The Florida study suggests a 'perfect storm' of conditions made Miami a favorable setting for Zika and that mosquito control helped reduce disease levels.

Apr 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017
mosquito larvae

South America sees Zika rise; study estimates US disease cost

The cost study looked at different attack-rate ranges, putting the upper-end estimate at as much as $2 billion.

Feb 17, 2017

Feb 17, 2017

News Scan for Feb 17, 2017

Zika birth defects
More yellow fever
Limiting dengue
Malaria in the Americas
H5N8 outbreaks

Jul 19, 2016

Jul 19, 2016

News Scan for Jul 19, 2016

287 new Salmonella cases
More chikungunya infections

Jul 06, 2016

Jul 06, 2016

News Scan for Jul 06, 2016

Flu vaccine protection in newborns
Chikungunya spike
H5N1 outbreaks in Cameroon

Jun 01, 2016

Jun 01, 2016
Baby foot in incubator

Baby with Zika-linked microcephaly born in New Jersey

Also, the CDC estimates that 216 million visits are made to the US from Zika-hit nations.

May 10, 2016

May 10, 2016
Urinalysis

CDC updates Zika guidance to include urine testing

The new guidance offers clinicians a longer period for testing for Zika virus during the acute illness phase.

May 06, 2016

May 06, 2016
fetal ultrasound

Lab study reveals Zika damage mechanism in fetal brain

In other developments, a transgenic mosquito project is in the works for Grand Cayman and Spain reported a travel-linked microcephaly case.

May 02, 2016

May 02, 2016

News Scan for May 02, 2016

Defective surgical gowns
Saudi MERS cases
More chikungunya
Yellow fever in DRC, Uganda

Apr 19, 2016

Apr 19, 2016

News Scan for Apr 19, 2016

Public health funding
Saudi MERS cases
More chikungunya
New H7N9 cases
MRSA in athletes

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