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Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of June 4, 2017
Superbugs, Zika, antibiotic development, C. difficile, and HIV are the article topics making up this week’s Top 5 articles.
CDC Identifies Risk of Developing Zika Complications Based on Trimester of Infection
In the most recent MMWR, the CDC released data indicating the risk of Zika congenital infection resulting into complications based on trimester of infection. 
The Parallels Between Congenital Rubella Syndrome & Congenital Zika Infection
Research presented at the 2017 Annual Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) meeting examines the similarities between Congenital Rubella Syndrome and Congenital Zika Infection.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of May 21, 2017
In case you missed them, here are our top 5 articles for the week of May 21, 2017.
WHO Confirms Active Zika Transmission in India
After 3 individuals test positive for the mosquito-borne virus in Gujarat, WHO confirms that the Zika virus is currently circulating in the country.
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.
Influenza A (H3N2) has caused most of the illnesses in this severe flu season, but influenza B is becoming increasingly responsible for more infections as the flu season continues to hit the United States.