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Oct 04, 2016

Oct 04, 2016
Prenatal exam

Texas enhances Zika surveillance in the Rio Grande Valley

In research developments, a group from Brazil profiled 11 microcephaly cases, and another team described lessons learned from experimentally infecting monkeys.

Oct 03, 2016

Oct 03, 2016

News Scan for Oct 03, 2016

MRSA in UK pork
Online antibiotic Rx
Chikungunya increase
Anthrax vaccine funds
Yellow fever vaccine

Sep 28, 2016

Sep 28, 2016

News Scan for Sep 28, 2016

H5N1 in Nigeria
Florida dengue case
Novel coronavirus

Sep 15, 2016

Sep 15, 2016
Preemie

Case-control study adds to Zika-microcephaly link

In other developments, industry reps raised concerns about the impact on businesses, as Flordia's local case total continued to rise.

Jul 28, 2016

Jul 28, 2016
Vaccine syringe

Contrary dengue vaccine response hints at possible problems with Zika

It's called antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE), wherein the dengue vaccine sets up severe disease in those not previously exposed — and it might have repercussions for Zika.

Jul 27, 2016

Jul 27, 2016
Petri mouse

Study notes promising Zika antibodies; Florida suspects more local cases

The study sheds light on how Zika antibodies bind to the virus. Also, Florida is investigating four possible local cases now, all from the same two counties: Broward and neighboring Miami-Dade.

Jul 15, 2016

Jul 15, 2016

News Scan for Jul 15, 2016

Yellow fever spike
Neuro problems in Ebola
Preventing asymptomatic dengue
HIV, hepatitis, TB in prisoners

Jun 17, 2016

Jun 17, 2016
blood pint

Blood center testing shows rapid Zika rise in Puerto Rico

The same test is in use at a Houston-area blood center, with some others facilities in the southern United States planning to start testing.

Jun 14, 2016

Jun 14, 2016
Olympic city

WHO panel: Risk of Zika spread from Olympics very low

Though the WHO has rejected calls to postpone or move the Olympics, the emergency committee reconsidered the issue again, weighing input from more experts.

Jun 02, 2016

Jun 02, 2016

News Scan for Jun 02, 2016

Fatal chik-dengue co-infections
Beijing H7N9 case
Iowa egg inspections
Ebola combo-drug contract

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