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ZOONOTIC & VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES NEWS - Page 12

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.
Bats Provide Key Link in Undiscovered Disease Detection
Scientists make an interesting connection between bats and detecting undiscovered disease.
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.
Brazil Yellow Fever Outbreak Persists Although Number of Cases Has Stabilized
Although the yellow fever outbreak that has affected several Latin American countries has eased since the end of summer, health officials say new cases are still springing up in some areas.
Pet Owners May Be at Increased Risk for Tick-Borne Diseases
Researchers from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene have found that pet owners are at increased risk of encountering ticks.
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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