News & Perspective

Apr 06, 2017

Apr 06, 2017

News Scan for Apr 06, 2017

Congress Zika letter to Trump
Saudi MERS case
H5N8 avian flu in Austria
Marburg treatment
Resistant bacteria in river water

Feb 23, 2017

Feb 23, 2017

News Scan for Feb 23, 2017

More H5N8 outbreaks
Zika testicular shrinkage
Polio still global emergency
Norovirus tracking

Dec 07, 2016

Dec 07, 2016
Pregnant woman

More data show Zika viremia in mothers, fetal infection link

Also, Florida reported five more local Zika cases, all involving people who were sick earlier this fall.

Oct 21, 2016

Oct 21, 2016

News Scan for Oct 21, 2016

More MERS in Saudi Arabia
Zika funding offer
Antibiotic de-escalation
Hep A outbreak grows
Chikungunya update

Jul 25, 2016

Jul 25, 2016
Baby in incubator

New Zika recs expand congenital syndrome, fine-tune testing, sex guidance

The updates include an expanded definition of Zika congenital syndrome from PAHO and revised CDC guidance on testing pregnant women and on preventing sexual spread.

Jul 05, 2016

Jul 05, 2016
Guinea-Bissau by satellite

Guinea-Bissau Zika detections prompt probe of virus strain

Also, Spain becomes the 11th state to report sexual transmission of the virus.

Jun 16, 2016

Jun 16, 2016
Ultrasound image on pregnant belly

Zika complications seen in 6 US pregnancies so far

The CDC notes 6 instances of Zika-linked birth defects, 3 involving live births.

May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016
Zika virus from microcephaly case

New estimate puts Zika microcephaly risk at 1% to 13%

In addition, Spain has reported a microcephaly case related to Zika virus infection.

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.

Sort Results

 

Narrow results

Newsletter Sign-up

Get CIDRAP news and other free newsletters.

Sign up now»

OUR UNDERWRITERS

Unrestricted financial support provided by

Bentson Foundation 3M Gilead 
Grant support for ASP provided by

  Become an underwriter»