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A New Kind of Detective: SHERLOCK Platform May Rapidly Detect Zika & Dengue
The NIH has developed a platform called SHERLOCK, capable of quickly detecting small amounts of nucleic acid sequences—and it’s cheap.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of April 23, 2017
In case you missed them, here are our top 5 articles for the week of April 23, 2017.
Researchers Identify Zika Incubation Period and Optimal Testing Methods
Two studies published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Emerging Infectious Diseases journal have outlined just how local and travel-related Zika cases differ, as well as which testing method is most sensitive to Zika virus RNA.
Yellow Fever: A Transcontinental Threat?
The New England Journal of Medicine recently published two pieces on yellow fever. The first reports on the situation in the Americas, while the second recounts the case of a man from Angola who was found to be coinfected with yellow fever and Japanese encephalitis virus, although he reported no history of travel.
Phylogenetically Mapping the Evolution of the Zika Virus as It Spread Across the World
Adriano de Bernardi Schneider, MS, PhD Candidate, Contagion® Editorial Advisory Board Member, provides a brief snapshot into some of his work on mapping the evolution of the Zika virus.
Public Health News Watch Wednesday: Report for April 19, 2017
Experts are arguing that the President’s focus on national security needs to include healthcare response, before it’s too late.
Zika Virus Identified in Asian Tiger Mosquitoes in Brazil
Researchers report that Zika virus RNA was isolated in a number of Aedes albopictus mosquitoes in Bahia, Brazil.
Zika Vaccine Candidate Successfully Protects Mouse Models from Infection
Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) and Instituto Evandro Chagas (IEC) have published their findings on the live-attenuated vaccine candidate in the journal Nature Medicine.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?