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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 7

Zika Cases Down, But Not Out: Public Health Watch Report
A year on, the United States and most of the other countries affected by the Zika virus are better prepared to prevent outbreaks and control their spread. The proof is in the data.
Fighting Back Against Zika: New Research & Tests Added to the Arsenal
Florida reports first case of sexually-transmitted Zika of 2017, while funds continue to be released for new research efforts against the virus and tests to aid in rapid diagnosis.
Florida Mosquitoes Highly Susceptible to Transmitting Chikungunya Virus
Researchers from the University of Florida recently made an interesting discovery about the mosquitoes in the state.
CDC Updates Guidance for the Care of Pregnant Women with Possible Zika Virus Exposure
The CDC has updated interim guidance for healthcare providers who are caring for pregnant women with potential exposure to Zika virus.
A True Case Definition of Zika Virus Infection Should Still Be Pursued in Arbovirus Co-Transmission Areas
Differences in the clinical presentations of ZIKV infection which are occurring in different parts of the world might be an obstacle to setting a case definition that is good for use in all areas.
Researchers Identify Strong Drug Candidate for Treatment of Zika Virus
Recent research coming in from Weill Cornell Medicine/Memorial Sloan Kettering suggests that a possible cure for Zika virus may be hiding in plain sight.
Infants Potentially Exposed to Zika Virus Should Undergo Routine Eye Exams
Research coming in from Fernandes Figueira-Fundação Oswaldo Cruz finds that when it comes to diagnosing Zika virus infection in newborns, the eyes may have it.
CDC Findings Suggest
The CDC offers further insight into the investigation of a Zika virus infection in a family member of the first Zika-related death in the continental United States.
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