Measles in Ontario, more endoscope-related infections, a study of postnatal Zika infections, research and development on a river blindness vaccine, and using CRISPR to tackle Zika are the articles that make up this week’s Top 5.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has partnered up with nonprofit foundation FUNSALUD to launch a study that will examine the effects of Zika infection in infants and children living in Guatemala.
The CDC just released a study outlining areas where an increase of Aedes mosquitoes was observed in 2016. In addition, researchers report on Zika-related complications observed in 7 infants, postmortem.
The new test can differentiate between Lyme disease and 7 other tick-borne diseases.
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