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ZIKA NEWS - Page 9

Zika Spread Inconspicuously in South America for Months, According to New Research
Research published in Nature on May 24, suggests that the Zika virus has been circulating in the Americas silently for far longer than previously thought.
Zika Vaccine May Not Be Too Far Off, But at What Cost?
Researchers from Beaumont hospital have developed a Zika virus diagnostic test that yields quick results. In addition, a Zika vaccine may be coming our way, but perhaps not in the way we hoped.
Researchers Estimate Optimal Temperature for <i>Aedes</i> Arbovirus Transmission
Researchers from Stanford University use mechanistic models to predict the temperatures at which mosquitoes are likely to contract Zika and other arboviral diseases and transmit them to humans.
Brazil Lifts National Zika Emergency Status
Due to a significant drop in new Zika cases, the Ministry of Health has declared the national emergency status over.
Acute Zika Emerges as Risk Factor for Guillain-Barre Syndrome
At the 2017 Annual EIS Conference, researchers presented findings from a prospective case-control study on acute Zika infection at 9 hospitals in Puerto Rico, as well as on a patient who was paralyzed due to Guillain-Barre Syndrome, unrelated to Zika infection.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of April 30, 2017
In case you missed them, here are our top 5 articles for the week of April 30, 2017.
CDC Updates Zika Testing Guidelines for Pregnant Women
The CDC just released updated testing recommendations for asymptomatic pregnant women with possible exposure to the Zika virus. 
New Compound May Block Zika Virus Replication As Puerto Rico Faces Heat on Misreporting Cases
Researchers may have discovered a way to prevent Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya viruses from replicating in human cells.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?