News & Perspective

Dec 30, 2016

Dec 30, 2016
Tom Frieden, CDC director

CDC reviews Zika actions as response nears 1-year mark

"Fighting Zika is the most complex epidemic response CDC has taken on," Frieden says.

Dec 28, 2016

Dec 28, 2016
Zika pipette

Florida reports more local Zika cases; FDA warns of possible IgM test problems

Also, a review of blood samples suggests Zika-linked microcephaly in Hawaii as far back as 2009.

Dec 22, 2016

Dec 22, 2016

CDC adds $184 million to fight Zika; Texas has new case

Texas reports another local Zika case as DNA vaccine is successful in phase 1 trial.

Dec 21, 2016

Dec 21, 2016

Zika triggers call for more arbovirus research

In other developments, research teams describe viral levels in semen and thrombocytopenia as a complication.

Dec 16, 2016

Dec 16, 2016

News Scan for Dec 16, 2016

New Zika cases
H7N2 avian flu in NYC cats
Ricin exposure
Immune globulin for anthrax
Cholera in Yemen

Dec 14, 2016

Dec 14, 2016
Newborn resting on mom

Two studies highlight risk of fetal Zika damage

The data show different rates of defects but shed light on the link between exposure timing and poor outcomes.

Dec 14, 2016

News Scan for Dec 14, 2016

Zika in Miami, Texas
Fine for Salmonella in peanuts

Dec 13, 2016

Dec 13, 2016

News Scan for Dec 13, 2016

H7N9 case in Macao
Texas Zika funding
Saudi MERS case
Northern Hemisphere flu uptick

Dec 09, 2016

Dec 09, 2016
Miami Christmas

Zika zones end in Florida as Texas reports 4 new cases

All of Miami-Dade County is still a CDC cautionary area, and officials said more sporadic cases are likely.

Dec 09, 2016
Zika-free baby

Study confirms 4-fold rise in Zika microcephaly in Colombia

The report adds to the growing body of literature linking Zika to a rise in microcephaly.

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