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Bacteria in Mosquito Guts May Control Disease Spread
The researchers evaluated populations of Aedes aegypti, Aedes albopictus, and Culex quinquefasciatus collected both in the field and raised in a lab setting to determine whether or not the mosquitoes required bacterial populations in their guts to develop, and which bacteria were necessary to the process.
Findings Reveal Dengue & Zika Viruses Replicate Differently Than Other RNA Viruses
Researchers from Germany recently published a new study that can change how future scientists study the replication of the Dengue and Zika viruses within the human body.
Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Impede Dengue Transmission
Researchers have found that it is possible to bolster the immunity of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the species that transmits Dengue, Zika, and Chikungunya, against these viruses and effectively suppress its ability to transmit the disease.
As Mosquito Season Ends, Florida Physicians Call for Continued Zika Surveillance
A team of dermatologists and gynecologists recently described their work with a 23-year-old pregnant woman in Florida who was eventually confirmed as the first documented case of Zika virus infection acquired via a mosquito bite sustained in the local area.
CDC to Continue Efforts to Fight Zika Virus in the New Year
The year 2016 may be over, but the fight against the infectious disease that dominated headlines for most of the year—Zika virus—has only just begun.
7 Deadly Key Proteins of Zika Virus Identified But US Will Not Face Major Zika Outbreak
While more information on the Zika virus is revealed, researchers are saying that the United States can rest a little easier over concerns of a large-scale outbreak.
New Global Coalition Aims to Stop Future Epidemics with New Vaccines
A new coalition created by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other global partners will launch at this year’s World Economic Forum, with the goal of supporting the fast-tracked development of new vaccines.
Role of Men Important in Zika Virus Infection Control
Researchers from the National Institutes of Health recommend integrating men into the family-planning process in the age of Zika.
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