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West Nile Season Expected to Continue Into Fall in Some Areas of US
Although West Nile virus activity is set to taper off in the coming weeks, state health agencies are continue to report new cases, reminding the public that mosquito activity and new infections may continue well into fall.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of September 3, 2017
New research on the Zika virus, how ticks are helping us learn more about HIV, and a rare mosquito-borne virus that has sprung up in the United States, round out the topics for our Top 5 articles of the week.

Glioblastoma Stem Cells May Be No Match for the Zika Virus
New research has shown that the devastating effects of the Zika virus on the newborn brain may be the key to destroying glioblastoma in adults.
New Study Findings on Dengue Could Throw a Wrench in Current Zika Research
Researchers suggest the need to consider previous infection with dengue in the development of any new prophylactic modality.
West Nile Deaths Still Occurring as Season Enters its Final Weeks
As the United States enters the final weeks of West Nile virus season, state health officials from around the country report several new deaths caused by the virus.
Zika Virus Exploits Pregnant Women's Immune Systems to Infect & Replicate
Keck School of Medicine at USC study has found that Zika virus suppresses pregnant women’s immune systems, which enables the virus to spread, causing harm to unborn baby.
One Mode of Zika Virus Transmission May Put Fetuses at Higher Risk of Infection
A new study suggests that sexual transmission of Zika virus may create a higher risk for fetal disease than transmission via mosquito.
Researchers Create Innovative Approach to Identifying Zika Virus
The new test examines proteins and peptides in saliva using proteomics, the study of proteomes and their functions.