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May 12, 2016

May 12, 2016

News Scan for May 12, 2016

Asymptomatic flu
Two-way avian flu spread
H5N1 in Egypt
Cross-border dengue in Texas

May 03, 2016

May 03, 2016
South America globe

Peru finds local Zika cases; report supports complication links

Also, a study found distinct temporal patterns between cases, GBS, and microcephaly.

Apr 18, 2016

Apr 18, 2016
Dengue poster

Study says dengue affects 58 million, costs $9 billion a year

An estimated 58.4 million had dengue in 2013, with 18% hospitalized and 13,500 dead.

Apr 15, 2016

Apr 15, 2016

News Scan for Apr 15, 2016

Ebola vaccine's future
More US flu deaths
US biodefense coordination
WHO dengue vaccine advice
Carbapenem resistance in Europe
Scope infections
Malaria drug resistance

Apr 04, 2016

Apr 04, 2016

News Scan for Apr 04, 2016

Martinique microcephaly details
Antibiotic prescribing by sex
First dengue vaccine campaign

Mar 31, 2016

Mar 31, 2016
Zika virus structure

Study reveals Zika structure, French Polynesia details birth-defect cluster

Structure details may yield clues on how Zika damages cells and offer an inside track to drug, vaccine, and test developers.

Mar 24, 2016

Mar 24, 2016

News Scan for Mar 24, 2016

More nutrition powder Salmonella
Dengue burden in kids
H5N1 in Nigeria
HPV risk in mid-adult women

Mar 17, 2016

Mar 17, 2016
Vaccine production

Dengue vaccine performs perfectly in small challenge trial

The approach could be used to screen other dengue vaccine candidates, as well as for Zika vaccines.

Mar 15, 2016

Mar 15, 2016
Pregnant woman with ultrasound

French Polynesia study gauges Zika microcephaly risk in early pregnancy

The first trimester of pregnancy was associated with the greatest microcephaly risk, the research team found.

Mar 04, 2016

Mar 04, 2016

News Scan for Mar 04, 2016

Dengue and birth outcomes
Saudi MERS cases, death
Sprout company shutdown

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