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The Contagion® Zika virus specialty page provides clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos on the Zika virus.

ZIKA NEWS - Page 13

Progressive & Delayed Hearing Loss Linked to Congenital Zika Infection
At the First International Zika Conference, Viviane S. Boaventura, MD, PhD, researcher, Fiocruz-Bahia, Gonçalo Moniz Institute, Brazil, presented her research that depicting an association between Congenital Zika Syndrome and hearing loss.
Readiness is All: Replikins Give Advance Warning of Zika Outbreaks
At the First International Zika Conference, Dr. Bogoch, professor of Emergency Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine, chairman at Replikins LLC, Foundation for Research on the Nervous System, explained how Replikins can give advanced warning of outbreaks and their cessation.
International Zika Registry to Estimate Magnitude of Risk of Congenital Zika Syndrome
At the First International Conference on Zika Virus, Alice Panchaud, PharmD, PhD, clinical pharmacist and pharmacoepidemiologist, CHUV, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland, discussed how an international registry can help estimate the risk of Zika virus associated with birth defects and abnormal pregnancy outcomes.
<i>Wolbachia</i> Can Block Zika Virus Transmission
On Friday, February 24, 2017, at the First International Conference on Zika Virus, Matthew Aliota, PhD, discussed the Eliminate Dengue Program.
Examining Stress, Depression, and Anxiety Levels in Pregnant Women in the Time of Zika
Both Zika-infected and uninfected pregnant women showed levels of high stress in a recent study conducted in Puerto Rico.
Zika Virus and Chikungunya Co-Infection May Result in Prolonged Infection
At the First International Conference on Zika Virus, Marta G. Cavalcanti, MD, PhD, discussed her team’s recent research regarding viral RNA shedding in symptomatic and asymptomatic Zika patients who are either mono-infected with Zika or Chikungunya, or co-infected with both.
Zika Around the World: A History
At the First International Zika Conference, keynote speaker Annelies Wilder-Smith, MD, PhD, DTM&H, MIH, FAMS, FACTM, discussed how Zika has evolved on a global scale.
Zika Virus Remains in Bodily Fluids Longer Than Other Flaviviruses
In the first study to examine multiple body fluids for the presence of Zika virus in an ongoing fashion, researchers discover Zika virus remains in bodily fluids longer than other flaviviruses.
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