News & Perspective

Sep 27, 2018

Sep 27, 2018
Aedes albopictus mosquito

Report on bodily fluids shows Zika persistence in semen

The data suggest that, for the vast majority of men, Zika RNA is cleared from semen within 4 months.

Sep 20, 2018

Sep 20, 2018

News Scan for Sep 20, 2018

More low-path H7N3 in California
Cholera in Zimbabwe
Coconut oil against mosquitoes

Sep 13, 2018

Sep 13, 2018

News Scan for Sep 13, 2018

Korea MERS exposure clues
Saudi MERS cases
Cyclospora final update
Salmonella from backyard birds
Eye exams after Zika
Cholera spread in Zimbabwe capital

Aug 30, 2018

Aug 30, 2018

News Scan for Aug 30, 2018

Epilepsy in Zika-affected babies
Global health security strategy

Aug 29, 2018

Aug 29, 2018

News Scan for Aug 29, 2018

BSE in Florida cow
Salmonella in kosher chicken
Congo yellow fever threat
Zika and congenital delays

Aug 16, 2018

Aug 16, 2018
Aedes aegypti closeup

Study profiles local Zika threat to California; first live attenuated vaccine trial begins

In another new development, the NIH today announced the start of the first human trial of a live attenuated vaccine against Zika.

Aug 07, 2018

Aug 07, 2018
Mom holding baby

1 in 7 kids exposed to Zika in utero suffers defects, delays

Also, the CDC says to wait 3 months before trying to conceive rather than 6 after possible Zika exposure.

Aug 01, 2018

Aug 01, 2018

News Scan for Aug 01, 2018

Zika treatment trial
H9N2 illness in China

Jul 27, 2018

Jul 27, 2018

News Scan for Jul 27, 2018

Top US food outbreak culprits
Salad Cyclospora total nears 300
Infectious Zika in semen

Jul 24, 2018

Jul 24, 2018
Couple in hammock in the tropics

Study suggests smaller window for Zika sexual transmission

Zika RNA was present in semen for a median of 40 days and in vaginal fluid for a median of 14 days.


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