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NIAID's Zika Vaccine Yields Positive Results in Human Studies
The results of 3 phase 1 clinical trials have shown that an investigational Zika purified inactivated virus vaccine was well-tolerated and induced an immune response in adult participants.
Building Bridges Between Infectious Disease Physicians and Psychiatrists
How can infectious disease physicians and psychiatrists overcome the current communication and knowledge gap to provide the best care possible for their patients?
New POC Test for Zika Virus Awarded Conditional LTA from UNICEF
Chembio Diagnostics, Inc.’s DPP Zika System, was recently awarded a conditional Long-Term Arrangement (LTA) for purchasing from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), once the company satisfies certain conditions.
New Research Looks at Zika Virus Immune Response and Chloroquine as Treatment Option
Two new studies are providing some additional insight and hope for treating the effects of the Zika virus.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of November 12, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Study Suggests Naturally-Acquired Immunity Against Zika Virus May Already Occur
The results of a new study suggest that naturally-acquired immunity against the Zika virus may already occur in women in endemic regions of the world.
Tuberculosis Susceptibility Has Genetic Basis
Researchers are gaining a greater understanding of the role that human genetics plays in determining who contracts tuberculosis as well as how severely it impacts its victims.
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The latest WHO External Situation Report suggests that the plague outbreak that has been ravaging Madagascar for months may finally be winding down.
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