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Jul 13, 2017

Jul 13, 2017
Mouse mom

Animal study suggests vaccines block in-utero Zika transmission

In other Zika developments, a human rights group raised concerns about water, sanitation, and other public health concerns in Brazil, and India announced microcephaly screening for newborns.

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 10, 2017

Jul 10, 2017

News Scan for Jul 10, 2017

Cholera outbreaks expand
Tick-borne diseases in US
Zika and HIV co-infection
Chikungunya in the Americas

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 23, 2017

Jun 23, 2017

News Scan for Jun 23, 2017

Zika and dengue immunity
Avian flu in Taiwan, Finland
Beef import ban

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 21, 2017

Jun 21, 2017

News Scan for Jun 21, 2017

Zika-dengue immunity findings
Saudi MERS case
Pertussis vaccine exemption
Ricin vaccine

Jun 20, 2017

Jun 20, 2017
Aedes aegypti mosquito

Data on Zika in mosquitoes suggest early presence in Rio

A separate study found Zika virus in the saliva of 5 different mosquito species in Mexico.

Jun 13, 2017

Jun 13, 2017

News Scan for Jun 13, 2017

Zika and swallowing
Cholera in Somalia, Yemen
Pneumonia in young kids
Autism tied to maternal fever

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.

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