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Aug 11, 2017

Aug 11, 2017
Aedes aegypti on leaf

Aedes mosquitoes entered California years before detection

Also, the species might be resistant to cold temperatures.

Aug 04, 2017

Aug 04, 2017
Maradol papaya

US Salmonella papaya outbreak more than doubles

Of 76 patients with available information, 35 (46%) required hospitalization.

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.

May 04, 2017

May 04, 2017
Pregnant profile

MRI series explores Zika exposure in the womb

Also, reseachers identify a Zika antibody that might open up new therapy and vaccine possibilities.

Apr 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017
mosquito larvae

South America sees Zika rise; study estimates US disease cost

The cost study looked at different attack-rate ranges, putting the upper-end estimate at as much as $2 billion.

Apr 19, 2017

Apr 19, 2017
Latrine

WHO reports unprecedented progress against NTDs

The effort to cut NTD levels has been hailed as one of the most effective global partnerships in modern public health.

Mar 24, 2017

Mar 24, 2017
TB screening

Tuberculosis declines in US, Europe, but issues remain

TB cases among people of foreign origin pose problems for disease elimination, officials say.

Dec 02, 2016

Dec 02, 2016
Art Basel in Miami

Little River in Miami no longer Zika transmission zone

Florida said the Little River neighborhood is no longer an active site of Zika transmission.

Nov 15, 2016

Nov 15, 2016
Gloved cleaning hand

Study: Zika virus can linger on hard surfaces

In other developments, California warned of local Zika activity in popular holiday travel destinations, including Mexico, and Florida reported one more local case.

Oct 07, 2016

Oct 07, 2016
Zika virus researcher

More Zika in the US as RNA vaccine gets funding

Also, a new study provides evidence for the usefulness of IgM Zika testing for babies.

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