Zika

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12/14/2017
11/27/2017
11/2/2017
10/9/2017
Some U.S. Olympians Got West Nile in Brazil, But Not Zika

Less-feared infections were overlooked, researchers say

10/6/2017
First Test to Detect Zika in Blood Donations Approved

Not designed to diagnose the infection, however

10/6/2017
FDA Approves Test to Screen Donated Blood for Zika

Though the virus is mainly spread by mosquitoes, it can be transmitted through blood transfusions

10/5/2017
Zika Vaccine Works in Early Human Trial

But study was small, more research is needed

10/4/2017
Antibody Injections in Pregnancy Might Shield Fetus From Zika

But experimental treatment only tested in monkeys so far, researchers say

9/28/2017
How Zika Virus Went From Mild to Devastating

Mouse study suggests one genetic mutation in 2013 unleashed its ability to attack developing fetal brains

9/27/2017
Rapid, Easy Zika Test Developed

Dipstick strip can diagnose the difference between Zika and dengue fever in a critical time frame

9/21/2017
Sound the Mosquito Alarm, Across the USA

Study finds two disease-carrying species could thrive in three-quarters of the country

9/18/2017
9/14/2017
Vision Problems Common in Babies Infected With Zika

Impairments range in severity, two studies found

9/12/2017
Florida Confronts Irma's Aftermath

As residents return to their homes, bacteria, mold and toxins are a threat, health experts say

9/5/2017
Could the Zika Virus Help Battle a Deadly Brain Cancer?

Research is early, but appears promising

8/21/2017
Zika Hijacks Pregnant Woman's Immune System

Virus can then damage growing fetus, researchers report

8/18/2017
Zika May Not Last in Semen as Long as Thought

Men should still follow CDC guidelines and use condoms for at least 6 months, health experts say

8/17/2017
'Herd Immunity' May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Numbers

But smaller future outbreaks are likely, scientists warn

8/14/2017
Zika Virus Tied to Neurological Woes in Adults

35 infected people were hospitalized with such conditions in Brazil during last year's outbreak

8/1/2017
Zika Probably Not Spread Through Saliva: Study

Research with monkeys suggests virus isn't transmitted through kissing or sharing eating utensils

7/17/2017
Impaired Eyesight May Be First Sign of Zika Damage in Babies

All infants with prenatal exposure to the virus need a vision exam, researchers say

7/13/2017
Experimental Vaccines Might Shield Fetus From Zika

A mouse study shows the vaccines protected unborn baby mice from the virus

7/11/2017
Malaria Drug Protected Mouse Fetus From Zika: Study

More research is needed on effects in primates and humans, researcher says

7/7/2017
Health Tip: Do I Need a Zika Test?

You may, if you meet these criteria

6/22/2017
Tissue Testing Can Spot Zika at Birth: CDC

Just 1 in 10 possible cases actually proved positive, report says

6/20/2017
Zika-Bearing Mosquitoes More Widespread in U.S. Than Expected

Surveillance also caught an increase in bugs that transmit dengue and chikungunya viruses

6/10/2017
Experimental Zika Vaccine Protects Mice Against Virus: Study

Just one dose provided 100 percent protection, researcher says

6/9/2017
Vaginal Bacteria May Affect Herpes and Zika Transmission

Healthy 'bugs' might alter how the viruses work, researcher says

6/9/2017
1 in 20 Pregnant Women Infected With Zika Have Babies With Birth Defects: CDC

Report from U.S. territories finds 120 newborns suffered range of devastating developmental problems

6/2/2017
Zika's Set to Return to Mainland U.S., But Budget Cuts Threaten Response

Health experts warn that less federal funding will make it hard to battle the birth defect-causing virus

5/25/2017
Eye Problems May Be Tied to Zika, Lab Study Suggests

Work with monkeys indicates birth defects could extend beyond brain abnormalities

5/24/2017
Zika Arrived in Florida at Least Four Different Ways

Virus strains came from the Caribbean and Latin America, researchers say

5/19/2017
Zika Mosquito Can Transmit Other Viruses, Too

3-in-1 bite might also spread chikungunya and dengue fever, study says

5/12/2017
Mosquito-Borne Illnesses May Not Be Limited to Tropics

Study suggests southern U.S. at greater risk than thought for outbreaks of Zika, dengue and other diseases

5/10/2017
'Groundbreaking Strides' Made in Zika Vaccine Research

But human protection is still years away, researcher says

5/9/2017
Zika Risk May Be Lower Than Thought for Some Pregnant Women

U.S. study found only 1 of 185 who traveled to active areas tested positive, and baby wasn't infected

5/3/2017
Cheap Test Might Pinpoint Where Zika Mosquitoes Lurk

And that could prevent the use of costly and toxic pesticides, researchers say

5/3/2017
Zika Epidemic in U.S. Could Be a Costly Scenario

A mild outbreak might approach $200 million, while more severe spread could involve billions, study finds

4/28/2017
U.S. Moves to Avert Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine

Brazil outbreak of mosquito-borne illness has officials worried, and transmission to U.S. is possible

4/18/2017
Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too

Study of 43 South American infants found damage to retinas and optic nerves

4/17/2017
Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies

CDC team says up to half of infants exposed to the virus develop seizures

4/14/2017
Another Type of Mosquito May Carry Zika

Genetic fragments, but not live virus, were found; researchers call for more testing of mosquito types

4/12/2017
Not All Mosquitoes Need Standing Water to Breed: Study

Many of the critters lay eggs on dry surfaces, researchers say

4/7/2017
U.S. Blood Supply Safe From Zika Virus, Officials Say

They detail steps being taken to protect people who need transfusions

4/4/2017
Birth Defects Strike 1 in 10 U.S. Pregnancies Affected by Zika

CDC report also says too few babies are tested for the virus

4/4/2017
Scientists Probe Zika's Path to the Fetus

Virus uses a cellular mechanism to cross into the placenta, upping the danger of birth defects

3/31/2017
Health Tip: Watch for Illness After Vacation

The CDC suggests these precautions

3/29/2017
Cases of Zika-Linked Birth Defects Dropped in Brazil in 2016

The South American country was the epicenter of the mosquito-borne disease a year earlier

3/10/2017
Zika and Heart Problems

The Zika virus may cause serious heart problems in adults, study finds.

3/9/2017
Zika Attacks Nerves, Muscles, Other Tissues

Monkey study may help pinpoint where the virus does damage