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One Mode of Zika Virus Transmission May Put Fetuses at Higher Risk of Infection
A new study suggests that sexual transmission of Zika virus may create a higher risk for fetal disease than transmission via mosquito.
Researchers Create Innovative Approach to Identifying Zika Virus
The new test examines proteins and peptides in saliva using proteomics, the study of proteomes and their functions.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of August 27, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out this snapshot of our top 5 articles of the week.
Zika Virus May Persist in Semen Less Than 6 Months
A new study is disputing previous findings that the Zika virus persists in semen for up to 188 days.
Flood Water Displaces Rodents, Raises Infectious Disease Concerns
Those US residents affected by Hurricane Harvey need to be mindful of rodent-borne infections that can spread from displaced rodents.
Anticipating Hurricane Harvey's Effect on West Nile and Zika
With federal and state officials rescuing Texas and Louisiana residents from the floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey, health experts are looking into the storm’s impact on mosquitoes carrying West Nile and Zika viruses.
FDA Approves Chagas Disease Treatment for Use in Children
Benznidazole has been granted accelerated approval by the US Food and Drug Administration for use in children aged 2 to 12 years with Chagas disease.
FDA Approves KEDRAB for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Against Rabies Infection
Kedrion Biopharma and Kamada Ltd. recently announced that KEDRAB, a post-exposure prophylaxis to be used against rabies infection has just been approved by the FDA.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?