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C.D.C. Advises Against Travel to Zika-Affected Countries in Southeast Asia

C.D.C. Advises Against Travel to Zika-Affected Countries in Southeast Asia | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
The warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cited 11 countries and was not as urgent as those issued earlier this year regarding Latin America and the Caribbean.
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In Search of a Zika Vaccine: Part I

In Search of a Zika Vaccine: Part I | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
While the US government keeps failing to pass a bill to fund Zika efforts—including another blocked bill last night—private and public labs are well into the early research phase for vaccines to prevent the disease.
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The states Zika is most likely to hit will be the worst at helping women deal with it

The states Zika is most likely to hit will be the worst at helping women deal with it | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
Zika causes birth defects. But the states most vulnerable to the virus are also the worst at reproductive health.
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Unusual US Zika virus case baffles experts - BBC News

Unusual US Zika virus case baffles experts - BBC News | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
Experts are trying to work out exactly how a US carer has caught Zika after tending to a dying elderly man with the virus.
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Zika found in common house mosquitoes in Brazil

Zika found in common house mosquitoes in Brazil | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
Researchers in Brazil announced Thursday the "presence of the Zika virus" in Culex mosquitos (the common house mosquito) in the eastern city of Recife.
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L’ASPCAT i ISGlobal reuneixen experts de tots els àmbits per avaluar el risc del virus del Zika a Catalunya

L’ASPCAT i ISGlobal reuneixen experts de tots els àmbits per avaluar el risc del virus del Zika a Catalunya | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it

El Secretari de Salut Pública de la Generalitat, Joan Guix, va obrir la sessió destacant la importància de la prevenció i control de les arbovirosis a Catalunya i que que «cal estar preparats i ocupats en la vigilància activa, i tenir la capacitat i els mitjans per reaccionar ràpidament

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Primer caso de Zika en España por transmisión sexual

Primer caso de Zika en España por transmisión sexual | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
Una mujer que vive en Madrid se ha convertido en el primer caso en España de contagio del virus del zika por transmisión sexual. La enferma, una mujer de nacionalidad española, res
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Zika virus vaccine for animals brings hope for human protection

Zika virus vaccine for animals brings hope for human protection | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
Zika virus vaccine for animals brings hope for human protection
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ISGlobal Advises the Spanish Olympic Committee on the Risk of Zika During the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games - News - ISGLOBAL

ISGlobal Advises the Spanish Olympic Committee on the Risk of Zika During the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games - News - ISGLOBAL | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
During a debriefing session with the sport federations, ISGlobal experts indicated that the risk is low or very low if the recommendations are followed
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For Zika-infected pregnancies, microcephaly risk may be as high as 13 percent

For Zika-infected pregnancies, microcephaly risk may be as high as 13 percent | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
This is the first study to quantify microcephaly risk during pregnancy in the current Zika outbreak.
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WHO confirms Zika virus strain imported from the Americas to Cabo Verde

Sequencing of the virus in Cabo Verde by Institut Pasteur, Dakar confirms that the Zika virus currently circulating in Cabo Verde is the same as the one circulating in the Americas - the Asian type- and was most likely imported from Brazil. This is the first time that the Zika strain responsible for the outbreaks linked to neurological disorders and microcephaly has been detected in Africa.
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WHO calls on countries to prepare as Zika virus expected to spread in Europe in late spring and summer

WHO calls on countries to prepare as Zika virus expected to spread in Europe in late spring and summer | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
A new WHO report assesses the risk of a Zika virus disease outbreak occurring during late spring and summer in the European Region. While the overall risk is low to moderate, countries where Aedes mosquitoes are present are more likely to experience a Zika virus outbreak.
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In Search of a Zika Vaccine Part II: Q&A With Bruce Lee

In Search of a Zika Vaccine Part II: Q&A With Bruce Lee | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
The number of countries affected by the Zika virus keeps growing—with the CDC reporting about 60 countries and territories with active Zika transmission—and a vaccine still a couple years away
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Predict Zika’s Spread? It’s Hard Enough to Count the Cases

Predict Zika’s Spread? It’s Hard Enough to Count the Cases | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
Many cases are likely to go unreported; few cause symptoms, and hundreds of women in Florida are waiting weeks just to get test results.
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Zika in Florida is getting all the attention. But here’s where the real threat is.

Zika in Florida is getting all the attention. But here’s where the real threat is. | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
India, China, the Philippines, and Nigeria are among countries most at risk of an outbreak.
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Florida May Have a Second Non-Travel-Related Case of Zika

Florida May Have a Second Non-Travel-Related Case of Zika | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
Florida has a second possible case of Zika spread locally, and scientists said they may have found a new species of mosquito can transmit the virus.
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A woman has given a man Zika virus for the first recorded time

A woman has given a man Zika virus for the first recorded time | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
The first case of female-to-male sexual transmission of the Zika virus has been confirmed in New York City.
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Colombia offers the possibility that the Zika epidemic may not be as bad as feared

Colombia offers the possibility that the Zika epidemic may not be as bad as feared | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
There are tens of thousands of Zika cases, but few reports of microcephaly — so far.
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How An Electric Shock Could One Day Protect You From Zika

How An Electric Shock Could One Day Protect You From Zika | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
Scientists are making impressive progress in creating a vaccine for Zika. And they're using a new technology that makes vaccine development faster than ever.
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Zika vaccine receives first FDA approval for clinical trial

Zika vaccine receives first FDA approval for clinical trial | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
The approval marks an early but significant step in the effort to combat a disease that has quickly emerged as a global health threat.
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Zika: ¿realmente hay motivos para suspender los Juegos Olímpicos? - Blog Health is Global - ISGLOBAL

Zika: ¿realmente hay motivos para suspender los Juegos Olímpicos? - Blog Health is Global - ISGLOBAL | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
Blog sobre salud global. Abierto a todas aquellas ideas que persigan un acceso equitativo a la salud. En todo el mundo.
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Concern Zika causes baby eye problems - BBC News

Concern Zika causes baby eye problems - BBC News | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
Scientists studying the Zika outbreak in Brazil are becoming increasingly concerned the virus may cause eye damage in babies.
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Zika outbreak fuelled by mosquito control failure, says WHO boss - BBC News

Zika outbreak fuelled by mosquito control failure, says WHO boss - BBC News | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
Zika outbreak fuelled by mosquito control failure, says WHO boss
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The History of Zika

The History of Zika | Zika Virus News | Scoop.it
The history of Zika virus is a digital timeline with videos, infographics, documents, studies, and maps, that depict the story of the disease from when it was first identified in 1947 to 2016, when WHO announced a public health emergency.
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