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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.

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NIAID's Zika Vaccine Yields Positive Results in Human Studies
The results of 3 phase 1 clinical trials have shown that an investigational Zika purified inactivated virus vaccine was well-tolerated and induced an immune response in adult participants.
New POC Test for Zika Virus Awarded Conditional LTA from UNICEF
Chembio Diagnostics, Inc.’s DPP Zika System, was recently awarded a conditional Long-Term Arrangement (LTA) for purchasing from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), once the company satisfies certain conditions.
New Research Looks at Zika Virus Immune Response and Chloroquine as Treatment Option
Two new studies are providing some additional insight and hope for treating the effects of the Zika virus.
Study Suggests Naturally-Acquired Immunity Against Zika Virus May Already Occur
The results of a new study suggest that naturally-acquired immunity against the Zika virus may already occur in women in endemic regions of the world.
Congress Pushes for Predictive Models for Zika and Other Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Public Health Watch
Congress has requested more information about how government agencies are currently using predictive modeling and simulation technologies to assess the country’s risk for outbreaks and prepare responses.
Fault Lines of Human-Animal Interaction May Aid in Predicting Next Infectious Disease Pandemic
In a new study, a pair of Australian virologists argue that we cannot predict virus outbreaks, looking at the “fault lines” of interaction between humans and animals may help us be better prepared.
Flu Season, and the Links Between Mental Health and Infectious Diseases: Public Health Watch
Remembering the links between infectious diseases such as influenza and HIV, among others, and mental health can improve patient outcomes.
Top 5 <em>Contagion</em>® News Articles Month of October 2017
Updated guidance from the CDC on Zika, candidemia infections in patients with C. difficile infections, and more topics made up our Top 5 articles for the month of October 2017.
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