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Jul 24, 2017

Jul 24, 2017

News Scan for Jul 24, 2017

Zika pregnancy testing updated
Ebola detection in semen
H5N8 outbreaks
Polio in Afghanistan

Jul 21, 2017

Jul 21, 2017

News Scan for Jul 21, 2017

H7N9 case in China
Zika birth defects
High-dose flu vaccine in nursing home patients

Jul 12, 2017

Jul 12, 2017
caregiver

Mysterious Zika transmission confounds researchers

Details from the investigation into an unusual Zika infection in the family member of a critially ill man point to person-to-person contact, thought to be rare.

Jul 07, 2017

Jul 07, 2017

News Scan for Jul 07, 2017

Zika birth defects in US
H7N9 in China
Hantavirus cases rise
Meningitis alert for Soliris treatment

Jun 22, 2017

Jun 22, 2017
mother with newborn

Study: First Zika microcephaly wave in Brazil was outlier

Also, a new US report outlines the usefulness of testing placental and fetal tissue.

Jun 08, 2017

Jun 08, 2017
Infant head circumference

CDC notes 5% rate of Zika birth defects in US territories

The findings are consistent with an earlier report on women in US states.

Jun 06, 2017

Jun 06, 2017

News Scan for Jun 06, 2017

New Ebola case
More Saudi MERS
Zika in Puerto Rico
Avian flu in Taiwan, France
Chikungunya vaccines

Jun 02, 2017

Jun 02, 2017
Miami Beach skyline

Zika-related travel restrictions lifted for Miami-Dade

Restrictions are lifted because the area has had no Zika activity for more than 45 days.

Jun 01, 2017

Jun 01, 2017

Zika Scan for Jun 01, 2017

US Zika birth defects
WHO vector control program

May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017
Aerial spraying

GAO says diagnostics, mosquito control key in Zika efforts

Establishing an effective diagnostics protocol for Zika testing is of utmost importance, the GAO says.

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