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Nov 03, 2017

Nov 03, 2017

News Scan for Nov 03, 2017

Variant flu cases
Livestock-related MRSA
More polio cases
Zika in pregnant women

Aug 10, 2017

Aug 10, 2017

News Scan for Aug 10, 2017

Zika birth defects
MERS in HCWs
Fast antibiotic susceptibility test
Avian flu outbreaks
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Rotavirus vaccine effect

May 02, 2017

May 02, 2017

News Scan for May 02, 2017

Liberian illness cluster grows
Zika in dead infants
CRISPR bacteria detection

Apr 18, 2017

Apr 18, 2017

News Scan for Apr 18, 2017

Zika birth defects in Puerto Rico
MERS in Qatar
Yellow fever in Brazil
Measles travel alerts
Meningitis vaccine shortage
Chikungunya in Pakistan

Aug 03, 2016

Aug 03, 2016
Aerial view of Miami

Another case of local Zika infection confirmed in Miami

The case is outside of Wynwood, where the other 14 cases were reported.

Jul 22, 2016

Jul 22, 2016
New York City sign post

NYC reports microcephaly; Florida probes possible 2nd local Zika case

New York City confirms its first Zika-related microcephaly case, Florida is investigating a possible 2nd local infection, and Puerto Rico turns down a CDC plan to spray for mosquitoes.

Jul 15, 2016

Jul 15, 2016
NYC couple

CDC: Zika passed from woman to man via sex

After a woman returned to the US from a Zika-affected area, a single act of intercourse likely transmitted the virus.

May 16, 2016

May 16, 2016
Zika virus

Researchers unveil first human-made Zika virus clone

In addition, Germany notes its first case of sexual transmission, and Argentina reports its first local cases.

May 11, 2016

May 11, 2016
Baby mice

Animal studies detail marked Zika damage in developing brains

Study results show the virus crosses the placenta and extensively damages fetal brains, and the outbreak strain in the Americas appears worse than in Africa.

May 09, 2016

May 09, 2016
Zika paper test

Paper-based Zika test could streamline diagnosis

A paper-based test shows promise in animal trials and might work for blood, saliva, and urine.

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