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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 14

<i>Contagion</i>® to Report on First International Conference on Zika Virus
Contagion® will be attending the conference, so keep a look out for session coverage, as well as interviews with some of the key presenters.
Hundreds of Blood Samples Retested for Zika Due to False Negative Results
Results from Zika virus testing conducted by the District of Columbia Department of Forensic Sciences Public Health Laboratory between July 14, 2016 and December 14, 2016 raised red flags when all results came back negative.
Key Cell-Surface Receptor May Be Gateway for Zika Virus Infection in Utero
Researchers have found that the Zika virus uses receptor tyrosine kinase AXL to slip past major barrier cell types in the placenta.
Emory Researchers Study Zika Virus Infection in Human Dendritic Cells
Researchers from Emory Vaccine Center study human dendritic cells infected with contemporary and historical strains of the Zika virus.
<em>Contagion</em>® Celebrates First Anniversary
Contagion® is celebrating it’s one-year anniversary today, February 7, 2017. As we hit this milestone, we wanted to look back and remember the three articles that launched Contagion® on this day in 2016.
Texas Reports First Non-Travel-Related Case of Zika in a Pregnant Woman
The Texas Department of State Health Services recently reported the first laboratory-confirmed case of Zika virus in pregnant woman who did not travel outside of the state.
Studying T-Cell Response May Help the Fight Against Zika Virus
Researchers from La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology believe that their findings will provide a platform to understand how Zika virus makes its way into various body fluids.
Exploring the FDA's Tropical Disease Priority Review Voucher
As concerns over the spread of tropical infectious diseases increase, in the age of Zika virus and Dengue fever in particular, PRVs may have significant implications for the development of novel vaccines and antivirals, assuming the program is used effectively.
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