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ZIKA NEWS - Page 12

New CDC Data: Up to 40 New Cases of Zika in Pregnant Women Reported Weekly
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that they are seeing between 30 to 40 new cases of Zika virus in pregnant women in the United States each week.
Zika Vaccine Trials Move Forward as Florida Health Agencies Assert They Are Prepared for a Potential Outbreak
Health officials in Florida declare that they are better prepared for a potential outbreak in their state as Zika vaccinations have begun in a multi-site Phase II/IIb clinical trial of VRC705 in areas of endemic Zika transmission throughout the world.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of March 12, 2017
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Tool for Tracking Viral Outbreaks Receives Open Science Prize
The first international Open Science Prize has been awarded to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Basel researchers for a software tool that is capable of tracking viral disease outbreaks.
Florida Residents at Increased Risk for Zika Virus Infection Since June 2016
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, residents in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties have been at an increased risk of contracting Zika virus, since June 15, 2016.
Zika Linked with Cardiovascular Complications
Researchers remind us that the Zika virus infection does not only cause complications in developing fetuses, after reports identified that nine patients from Venezuela presented with cardiovascular complications linked with the mosquito-borne infection.
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Repurposing Licensed Drugs for Use Against the Zika Virus
Robert W. Malone, MD, MS, has identified several already-licensed drugs that would be successful in blocking Zika virus replication in human tissues.
Influenza A (H3N2) has caused most of the illnesses in this severe flu season, but influenza B is becoming increasingly responsible for more infections as the flu season continues to hit the United States.