Mosquito brains used in development of zika virus vaccine – Geelong Advertiser

Mosquito brains used in development of zika virus vaccine – Geelong Advertiser02/08/2018Geelong AdvertiserMosquito brains used in development of zika virus vaccineGeelong AdvertiserDeakin University neuro-engineers are using mosquito brains in an effort to create a viable vaccine for the virus, which is believed to have been linked to birth defects, as well as the debilitating neurological…

Read More

Miami unleashes Zika-fighting mosquitoes – E&E News

Miami unleashes Zika-fighting mosquitoes – E&E News02/09/2018E&E NewsMiami unleashes Zika-fighting mosquitoesE&E NewsMiami officials released millions of lab-grown mosquitoes this week to drive down the population of disease-carrying insects. Cookies must be enabled in order to access E&E News. Please adjust your browser settings to allow cookies from www.eenews.net …and more » UK biotech wins further funding…

Read More

Zika-Related Flaviviruses May Also Have Potential to Cause Congenital Infection – Monthly Prescribing Reference

Zika-Related Flaviviruses May Also Have Potential to Cause Congenital Infection – Monthly Prescribing Reference02/01/2018Zika-Related Flaviviruses May Also Have Potential to Cause Congenital InfectionMonthly Prescribing ReferenceHealthDay News — Emerging neurotropic flaviviruses related to Zika virus (ZIKV) may share ZIKV's capacity for transplacental transmission, according to a study published online January 31 in Science Translational Medicine. Derek…

Read More

In Miami, they'll be using mosquitos to fight Zika

In Miami, they'll be using mosquitos to fight Zika01/30/2018STLtoday.comIn Miami, they'll be using mosquitos to fight ZikaSTLtoday.comA mosquito from the genus Aedes, which can carry Zika virus. (Jeffrey Arguedas/EFE/Zuma Press/TNS). Thousands of bacteria-infected mosquitoes will be flying near Miami to test a new way to suppress insect populations that carry Zika and other viruses …Bacteria…

Read More

New Wolbachia strain more effective at blocking dengue and Zika transmission: Study – Channel NewsAsia

New Wolbachia strain more effective at blocking dengue and Zika transmission: Study – Channel NewsAsia01/26/2018Channel NewsAsiaNew Wolbachia strain more effective at blocking dengue and Zika transmission: StudyChannel NewsAsiaGLASGOW: Scientists have found that a novel strain of the Wolbachia bacteria can block mosquito transmission of dengue and the Zika virus better than previously tested strains. The…

Read More

EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Zika Virus Vaccines Market 2017 – Recent Study Including Growth Factors … – Island Post Gazette

EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Zika Virus Vaccines Market 2017 – Recent Study Including Growth Factors … – Island Post Gazette01/25/2018EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Zika Virus Vaccines Market 2017 – Recent Study Including Growth Factors …Island Post GazetteAn up-to-date research has been disclosed by Questale highlighting the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and…

Read More

Repurposed drug found to be effective against Zika virus – EurekAlert (press release)

Repurposed drug found to be effective against Zika virus – EurekAlert (press release)01/25/2018EurekAlert (press release)Repurposed drug found to be effective against Zika virusEurekAlert (press release)In both cell cultures and mouse models, a drug used to treat Hepatitis C effectively protected and rescued neural cells infected by the Zika virus — and blocked transmission of the…

Read More

Mosquito-packed drones could give extra bite to Zika fight – Reliefweb

Mosquito-packed drones could give extra bite to Zika fight – Reliefweb01/24/2018Mosquito-packed drones could give extra bite to Zika fightReliefwebTEPIC, Mexico, Jan 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Spraying thousands of chilled, sterile mosquitoes from specially adapted drones could prove a cost-effective way to slash numbers of the insects and curb the spread of Zika and other…

Read More

An Achilles heel discovered in viruses could fuel new antiviral approaches – Science Daily

An Achilles heel discovered in viruses could fuel new antiviral approaches – Science Daily01/24/2018An Achilles heel discovered in viruses could fuel new antiviral approachesScience DailyAn Achilles heel discovered in viruses could fuel new antiviral approaches. Date: January 24, 2018; Source: Morgridge Institute for Research; Summary: Scientists have discovered a new Achilles heel in the replication…

Read More

Zika virus is on the rise – Hawaii Army Weekly

Zika virus is on the rise – Hawaii Army Weekly01/23/2018Hawaii Army WeeklyZika virus is on the riseHawaii Army WeeklyZika is a virus spread mainly by the bite of a mosquito species known as Aedes. Such mosquitoes also spread the viruses of dengue and chikungunya, as well, and they tend to bite both during the day…

Read More

FEATURE-Mosquito-packed drones could give extra bite to Zika fight – Reuters

FEATURE-Mosquito-packed drones could give extra bite to Zika fight – Reuters01/23/2018FEATURE-Mosquito-packed drones could give extra bite to Zika fightReutersTEPIC, Mexico, Jan 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – S praying thousands of chilled, sterile mosquitoes from specially adapted drones could prove a cost-effective way to slash numbers of the insects and curb the spread of Zika and…

Read More

Healthy partnership: Policy urges more collaboration between pediatrics, public health – AAP News

Healthy partnership: Policy urges more collaboration between pediatrics, public health – AAP News01/22/2018AAP NewsHealthy partnership: Policy urges more collaboration between pediatrics, public healthAAP NewsIn many ways, the general pediatrician is a front-line public health provider, able to identify emerging issues facing children at the local population level. Public health professionals should partner with pediatricians to…

Read More

Zika Virus Damages Placenta, Depriving Fetus of Oxygen – Infectious Disease Special Edition

Zika Virus Damages Placenta, Depriving Fetus of Oxygen – Infectious Disease Special Edition01/22/2018THE WEEKZika Virus Damages Placenta, Depriving Fetus of OxygenInfectious Disease Special EditionThe artist's image of a placenta shows how Zika virus can affect a mother's womb. The maternal blood vessels that feed into the placenta (A) become narrower and limit blood flow to…

Read More

Zika research featured on Facebook – Yale Daily News (blog)

Zika research featured on Facebook – Yale Daily News (blog)01/22/2018Zika research featured on FacebookYale Daily News (blog)Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine discovered that a protein designed to protect the body from infection by the Zika virus also disrupts fetal development and potentially terminates pregnancies in Zika-infected mothers. The authors of the study …Zika…

Read More

Dengue, zika e chikungunya devem ser a prioridade do Estado – Diário do Nordeste (Blogue)

Dengue, zika e chikungunya devem ser a prioridade do Estado – Diário do Nordeste (Blogue)01/21/2018Diário do Nordeste (Blogue)Dengue, zika e chikungunya devem ser a prioridade do EstadoDiário do Nordeste (Blogue)Por enquanto, o Ceará pode respirar tranquilo quanto à disseminação de febre amarela na região. Privilegiado por não fazer fronteira com nenhuma localidade afetada pela doença,…

Read More

Decoded: How Zika virus impairs foetal development – HERE. NOW

Decoded: How Zika virus impairs foetal development – HERE. NOW01/20/2018HERE. NOWDecoded: How Zika virus impairs foetal developmentHERE. NOWNew York, Jan 20: Zika virus disrupts oxygen supply to a pregnant woman's placenta, leading to impairment in foetal development and also increases the newborns' susceptibility to additional infections, scientists have found. The findings showed that …Study finds…

Read More

Pregnant Woman's Placenta Damaged by Zika Virus – PrecisionVaccinations (press release)

Pregnant Woman's Placenta Damaged by Zika Virus – PrecisionVaccinations (press release)01/20/2018PrecisionVaccinations (press release)Pregnant Woman's Placenta Damaged by Zika VirusPrecisionVaccinations (press release)A new, limited research study is suggesting that the Zika virus damages a pregnant mother's placenta, which then negatively impacts the baby's development. This animal-based research found the Zika virus infection caused placental tissues to…

Read More

Impact of the Zika Contraception Access Network (Z-CAN) for Women in Puerto Rico Highlighted in The Lancet Public … – Markets Insider

Impact of the Zika Contraception Access Network (Z-CAN) for Women in Puerto Rico Highlighted in The Lancet Public … – Markets Insider01/18/2018Impact of the Zika Contraception Access Network (Z-CAN) for Women in Puerto Rico Highlighted in The Lancet Public …Markets InsiderATLANTA, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In 2016 during the Zika virus outbreak, Puerto Rico…

Read More

Sandia Supplies Essential Element to Local Science Classrooms – Livermore Independent

Sandia Supplies Essential Element to Local Science Classrooms – Livermore Independent01/18/2018Livermore IndependentSandia Supplies Essential Element to Local Science ClassroomsLivermore IndependentGranada High School senior and Sandia intern Emma Zika said, “I think the tables are going to be really useful tools, especially for the freshmen and sophomores at the beginning of their science journeys.” In reference…

Read More

Zika virus damages placenta, which may explain malformed babies – EurekAlert (press release)

Zika virus damages placenta, which may explain malformed babies – EurekAlert (press release)01/18/2018EurekAlert (press release)Zika virus damages placenta, which may explain malformed babiesEurekAlert (press release)PORTLAND, Oregon – Though the Zika virus is widely known for a recent outbreak that caused children to be born with microencephaly, or having a small head, and other malformations, scientists…

Read More

Lack of birth-defects register a threat to health – Irish Examiner

Lack of birth-defects register a threat to health – Irish Examiner01/17/2018Irish ExaminerLack of birth-defects register a threat to healthIrish ExaminerThere are three active regional registers in the Republic — the greater Dublin region, Cork/Kerry, and the South-East — which cover 60% of all births. Efforts to set up registers in the North-East and Midlands have…

Read More

Zika Virus Market & Sperm analysis system Industry Review with 2018-2023 Forecasts – Industry Today (press release)

Zika Virus Market & Sperm analysis system Industry Review with 2018-2023 Forecasts – Industry Today (press release)01/16/2018Zika Virus Market & Sperm analysis system Industry Review with 2018-2023 ForecastsIndustry Today (press release)Through the statistical analysis, the report depicts the global and Chinese total market of Zika Virus industry including capacity, production, production value, cost/profit, supply/demand and…

Read More

Polscy naukowcy chc? opracowa? strategi? w zwalczaniu wirusa Zika

Polscy naukowcy chc? opracowa? strategi? w zwalczaniu wirusa Zika01/16/2018RynekAptek.plPolscy naukowcy chc? opracowa? strategi? w zwalczaniu wirusa ZikaRynekAptek.plIch badania koncentruj? si? na dok?adnej analizie proteazy NS3 – jednego z enzymów wirusa Zika. Naukowcy próbuj? ustali?, w jaki sposób wirus, przy pomocy tego enzymu, opanowuje zdrowe komórki, i na jakie bia?ka komórkowe dzia?a. Próbuj? ustali? tak?e …and…

Read More

Ardian Zika extends fundraising lead in HD 37 primary race – Florida Politics (blog)

Ardian Zika extends fundraising lead in HD 37 primary race – Florida Politics (blog)01/15/2018Florida Politics (blog)Ardian Zika extends fundraising lead in HD 37 primary raceFlorida Politics (blog)Max donors included car dealership CFO Alberto Diaz, homebuilding company Tri County Development, real estate groups Exchange Assets and Far Niente Ventures, as well as a political committee tied…

Read More

Lista SNS: Doktor, balerina, "Žika Šarenica"… – B92

Lista SNS: Doktor, balerina, "Žika Šarenica"… – B9201/15/2018B92Lista SNS: Doktor, balerina, "Žika Šarenica"…B92Beograd — SNS utvrdila kona?nu izbornu listu za izbore u Beogradu, na kojoj, me]u prvih 20, gotovo da nema politi?ara. Prvi na listi je hirurg dr Zoran Radoji?i?. Izvor: Tanjug ponedeljak, 15.01.2018. | 08:29. Podeli. Tanjug, Zoran Žeti?, arhiva. Prvi …and more » Zika…

Read More

Vírus Zika combate células cancerígenas – Jornal de Angola

Vírus Zika combate células cancerígenas – Jornal de Angola01/14/2018DelasVírus Zika combate células cancerígenasJornal de Angola“As células do bebé têm uma alta taxa de proliferação. Parecida com as do cancro, que nada mais é do que uma doença que prolifera de forma descontrolada. E as células saudáveis, não. Então, ele protegeria as células normais do adulto,…

Read More

Nations must be vigilant against mosquito-borne diseases – review – Horsetalk

Nations must be vigilant against mosquito-borne diseases – review – Horsetalk01/14/2018HorsetalkNations must be vigilant against mosquito-borne diseases – reviewHorsetalkPhoto: Alvesgaspar CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons. Nations around the globe should increase their vigilance against mosquito-borne viruses, a scientific review has concluded. There were a substantial number of mosquito-borne arboviruses present in … 'Perpetually potentially…

Read More

Vírus Zika eficaz contra células cancerígenas – DNoticias

Vírus Zika eficaz contra células cancerígenas – DNoticias01/13/2018DNoticiasVírus Zika eficaz contra células cancerígenasDNoticiasInvestigadores da Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp) descobriram que o vírus Zika se mostrou eficaz no combate a células cancerígenas no cérebro de adultos, noticiou na quinta-feira a imprensa brasileira. Os …Pesquisa da Unicamp vê no vírus da…

Read More

Zika virüsü Türkiye'de (Zika virüsü nedir?)

Zika virüsü Türkiye'de (Zika virüsü nedir?)01/11/2018ntv.com.trZika virüsü Türkiye'de (Zika virüsü nedir?)ntv.com.trGüney Amerika ülkelerinde görülen Zika virüsü yak?n zamanda Türkiye için de risk olabilir. Bilgi, resmi bir raporda yer al?yor. Virüsün yayan sinek türü özellikle Türkiye'nin kuzeydo?usundaki ?ehirlerde görülüyor. Zika virüsü tek ba??na ölümcül de?il …Zika virüsü nas?l bula??r Sa?l?k Bakan?'ndan aç?klama! Zika virüsü nedir belirtileri…

Read More

Remédio pode curar o Zika – e evitar transmissão para bebês – Super

Remédio pode curar o Zika – e evitar transmissão para bebês – Super01/12/2018SuperRemédio pode curar o Zika – e evitar transmissão para bebêsSuperUm grupo de cientistas da Universidade da Califórnia, liderado pelo biólogo brasileiro Alysson Muotri, descobriu uma droga que pode tanto impedir a infecção pelo vírus da Zika quanto evitar que ele seja transmitido…

Read More

Scope of Zika virus test set to increase – Times of India

Scope of Zika virus test set to increase – Times of India01/11/2018Times of IndiaScope of Zika virus test set to increaseTimes of IndiaPUNE: Fever patients testing negative for dengue and chikungunya will be tested for Zika virus infection from January-end. A network of 32 laboratories spread across the country has been readied for the Zika…

Read More

Global Zika Virus Market 2017 Key Players – Sanofi, Cerus, Bharat Biotech, NewLink Genetics, Immunovaccine – Game 360 (blog)

Global Zika Virus Market 2017 Key Players – Sanofi, Cerus, Bharat Biotech, NewLink Genetics, Immunovaccine – Game 360 (blog)01/12/2018Global Zika Virus Market 2017 Key Players – Sanofi, Cerus, Bharat Biotech, NewLink Genetics, ImmunovaccineGame 360 (blog)Latest industry research report on the Zika Virus market report is an analytical study conducted by experts on the basis of…

Read More

BU medical student develops new solutions to stop spread of Zika virus – EurekAlert (press release)

BU medical student develops new solutions to stop spread of Zika virus – EurekAlert (press release)01/11/2018BU medical student develops new solutions to stop spread of Zika virusEurekAlert (press release)Cheng also was recognized for her work developing new solutions to address the spread of Zika and related outbreaks at the Zika Medical Innovations Hackathon hosted by…

Read More

Metabolic pathway involved in immune response to Zika also participates in neurogenesis – Medical Xpress

Metabolic pathway involved in immune response to Zika also participates in neurogenesis – Medical Xpress01/10/2018Medical XpressMetabolic pathway involved in immune response to Zika also participates in neurogenesisMedical XpressThe finding enabled the group to discover an important cellular signaling pathway involved in the immune response to Zika. The study was published in the journal Frontiers in…

Read More

Turkey's health ministry takes precautions against threat of Zika virus – Daily Sabah

Turkey's health ministry takes precautions against threat of Zika virus – Daily Sabah01/10/2018Daily SabahTurkey's health ministry takes precautions against threat of Zika virusDaily SabahBesides eastern Turkey, the Aedes Albopictus mosquitoes have also been identified in western Thrace and Istanbul, though cases of Zika have not yet been documented. Zika experts have also warned that rising…

Read More

Themis nabs €10M series C for chikungunya, Zika push – FiercePharma

Themis nabs €10M series C for chikungunya, Zika push – FiercePharma01/09/2018FiercePharmaThemis nabs €10M series C for chikungunya, Zika pushFiercePharmaThe money will again be used to advance a chikungunya vaccine, which is being tested in three phase 2 trials in central Europe, Puerto Rico and U.S. mainland, a Zika candidate that entered human testing last April,…

Read More

Zika category added to Red Cross mas – Trinidad Guardian

Zika category added to Red Cross mas – Trinidad Guardian01/09/2018Trinidad NewsZika category added to Red Cross masTrinidad GuardianA Zika category will be introduced in this year's Red Cross Children's Carnival. This initiative of the International Red Cross is aimed at raising awareness of the mosquito-borne disease, lifting the profile of the T&T Red Cross as…

Read More

What happened to Zika? Missouri stops testing most pregnant …

What happened to Zika? Missouri stops testing most pregnant …01/06/2018STLtoday.comWhat happened to Zika? Missouri stops testing most pregnant …STLtoday.comThe number of Zika cases have decreased dramatically, but it could come back.How Zika Infection Drives Fetal DemiseHoward Hughes Medical InstituteMaternal Response to Zika Damages Mouse FetusesThe ScientistRare case of sexually transmitted Zika reported in California: Woman…

Read More

How Zika Infection Drives Fetal Demise – Howard Hughes Medical Institute

How Zika Infection Drives Fetal Demise – Howard Hughes Medical Institute01/05/2018Howard Hughes Medical InstituteHow Zika Infection Drives Fetal DemiseHoward Hughes Medical InstituteScientists have linked infections during pregnancy to stillbirths and birth defects such as microcephaly, where a baby's head is abnormally small. Iwasaki and other researchers have been studying how signaling proteins called interferons defend…

Read More

Maternal Response to Zika Damages Mouse Fetuses – The Scientist

Maternal Response to Zika Damages Mouse Fetuses – The Scientist01/05/2018The ScientistMaternal Response to Zika Damages Mouse FetusesThe ScientistMouse fetuses developing in Zika-infected mothers with normal immune signaling showed stunted growth and other abnormalities (right). By contrast, fetuses lacking key immune signaling proteins showed more normal development (left). SCI. IMMUNOL. 3 … Type I interferons instigate…

Read More

Microcephaly rates elevated in Brazil prior to Zika virus epidemic – 2 Minute Medicine

Microcephaly rates elevated in Brazil prior to Zika virus epidemic – 2 Minute Medicine01/05/20182 Minute MedicineMicrocephaly rates elevated in Brazil prior to Zika virus epidemic2 Minute MedicineStudy Rundown: Though the recent Zika virus epidemic has led to concern about increased rates of microcephaly associated with the infection, data regarding baseline rates of microcephaly is lacking….

Read More

The mosquitoes that are fighting dengue and Zika – BBC News

The mosquitoes that are fighting dengue and Zika – BBC News01/04/2018BBC NewsThe mosquitoes that are fighting dengue and ZikaBBC NewsThey knew that the mosquitoes would not bite – and that they were participating in an important study on the impact of mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia, a bacterium that hinders the insects' fertility and blocks the…

Read More

Zika Virus Global Market 2018 Key Players,Share, Trend, Segmentation And Forecast To 2022 – Industry Today (press release)

Zika Virus Global Market 2018 Key Players,Share, Trend, Segmentation And Forecast To 2022 – Industry Today (press release)01/03/2018Zika Virus Global Market 2018 Key Players,Share, Trend, Segmentation And Forecast To 2022Industry Today (press release)Zika Virus Global Market 2018 Key Players,Share, Trend, Segmentation And Forecast To 2022. Market Analysis Research Report On “Global Zika Virus Market 2018…

Read More

Zika Virus Vaccines Market 2018 Global Industry Manufacturers, Clinical Reviews, Share, Growth, Trends … – Medgadget (blog)

Zika Virus Vaccines Market 2018 Global Industry Manufacturers, Clinical Reviews, Share, Growth, Trends … – Medgadget (blog)01/02/2018Medical Daily TimesZika Virus Vaccines Market 2018 Global Industry Manufacturers, Clinical Reviews, Share, Growth, Trends …Medgadget (blog)The Zika Virus Vaccines market analysis is provided for the international market including development history, competitive landscape analysis, and major regions' development status….

Read More

The Effect of Zika Virus to Toddlers – Medical Daily Times

The Effect of Zika Virus to Toddlers – Medical Daily Times01/02/2018Medical Daily TimesThe Effect of Zika Virus to ToddlersMedical Daily TimesZika Virus was first reported in 2015, and the babies born with the virus are now turning two years old. These toddlers are having a hard time coping with the disease, as the side effects…

Read More

Zika Infected Children Need Specialized Care – PrecisionVaccinations (press release)

Zika Infected Children Need Specialized Care – PrecisionVaccinations (press release)12/31/2017PrecisionVaccinations (press release)Zika Infected Children Need Specialized CarePrecisionVaccinations (press release)Children born with microcephaly who test positive for Zika virus infection face health challenges beyond infancy, according to new research. In November 2015, the Brazilian Ministry of Health (MOH) declared the Zika virus outbreak a public health…

Read More

Argentina prepares to fight Zika with sterile mosquitoes by radiation – Q Costa Rica News

Argentina prepares to fight Zika with sterile mosquitoes by radiation – Q Costa Rica News12/31/2017Q Costa Rica NewsArgentina prepares to fight Zika with sterile mosquitoes by radiationQ Costa Rica NewsAfter this success, Argentina is looking into the possibility of applying SIT to Zika-transmitting mosquitoes, a possibility that is still at the early research stage. “We…

Read More

As Zika fades from public consciousness, scientists continue to pursue the virus – Washington Post

As Zika fades from public consciousness, scientists continue to pursue the virus – Washington Post12/30/2017Washington PostAs Zika fades from public consciousness, scientists continue to pursue the virusWashington PostWhile the Zika virus mostly faded from the public's consciousness last year, it's still a hot topic among scientists — and for good reasons. After Zika emerged in…

Read More

Idosos e crianças podem ter sintomas dengue, zika e chikungunya agravados – Jornal Extra

Idosos e crianças podem ter sintomas dengue, zika e chikungunya agravados – Jornal Extra12/29/2017Idosos e crianças podem ter sintomas dengue, zika e chikungunya agravadosJornal ExtraIdosos e crianças são mais vulneráveis à dengue, zika e chikungunya, todas transmitidas pelo mosquito Aedes aegypti. Com isso, a preocupação com estas duas parcelas da população deve ser redobrada, defendem…

Read More

Most Texas cases of Zika are travel-related

Most Texas cases of Zika are travel-related12/29/2017fox15abilene.comMost Texas cases of Zika are travel-relatedfox15abilene.comABILENE, TX – West Texas is being hit by a cold front, bringing unfriendly temperatures for mosquitos. But Texas health officials are still concerned with the zika virus. "Most cases of zika that have been reported in 2017 in Texas have been travel…

Read More

Scientists Still Unsure About the Cure for Zika Pandemic – TMR Research Blog (press release) (blog)

Scientists Still Unsure About the Cure for Zika Pandemic – TMR Research Blog (press release) (blog)12/28/2017TMR Research Blog (press release) (blog)Scientists Still Unsure About the Cure for Zika PandemicTMR Research Blog (press release) (blog)Since 2016, when Zika was announced by the World Health Organization as a general wellbeing crisis of global concern, the infection has…

Read More

Safety, Efficacy of 2 Zika Virus Vaccine Trials Reported – Infectious Disease Advisor

Safety, Efficacy of 2 Zika Virus Vaccine Trials Reported – Infectious Disease Advisor12/27/2017Infectious Disease AdvisorSafety, Efficacy of 2 Zika Virus Vaccine Trials ReportedInfectious Disease AdvisorTwo DNA vaccines were safe and well tolerated by participants in a phase 1 trial, according to research published in The Lancet, with one vaccine being advanced to phase 2 study….

Read More

Number of Zika virus cases dropped dramatically – Washington Times

Number of Zika virus cases dropped dramatically – Washington Times12/28/2017Washington TimesNumber of Zika virus cases dropped dramaticallyWashington TimesZika has largely “burnt out” in the Americas, health experts say, with the disease that just a year ago spawned dire travel warnings, changed vacation plans and almost forced a federal government shutdown now dissipating with a whimper….

Read More

Problems for some babies with Zika continue long after birth – PBS NewsHour

Problems for some babies with Zika continue long after birth – PBS NewsHour12/14/2017PBS NewsHourProblems for some babies with Zika continue long after birthPBS NewsHourChildren born with congenital Zika infection and diagnosed with microcephaly face severe health and developmental challenges as they age, a new study has found, suggesting that complications from the virus affect babies…

Read More

Silk protein kills zika, dengue vector: study – The Indian Express

Silk protein kills zika, dengue vector: study – The Indian Express12/27/2017The Indian ExpressSilk protein kills zika, dengue vector: studyThe Indian ExpressA TEAM of researchers from Pune, as a part of an international collaborative study, has devised a biofilm possessing anti-bacterial and disease fighting capacity against aedes aegypti — a vector that causes zika, dengue and…

Read More

Experts: Zika threat subsides – Citrus County Chronicle

Experts: Zika threat subsides – Citrus County Chronicle12/24/2017Citrus County ChronicleExperts: Zika threat subsidesCitrus County Chronicle“If we were to receive notification of a locally acquired case of Zika here in Citrus County, the Planning & Advisory Group would still need to implement our action plan.” The state's announcement comes after more than a year-and-a-half of tracking…

Read More

Zika virus: A continuing public health and research challenge – Outbreak News Today

Zika virus: A continuing public health and research challenge – Outbreak News Today12/23/2017Outbreak News TodayZika virus: A continuing public health and research challengeOutbreak News TodayAlthough scientists have made progress in their understanding of the virus and its mosquito carrier, and are working toward treatments and a preventive vaccine, it would be premature to think that…

Read More

A year of new developments for Mosquito Control – FL Keys News

A year of new developments for Mosquito Control – FL Keys News12/23/2017FL Keys NewsA year of new developments for Mosquito ControlFL Keys NewsThe first and only travel-related case of Zika in Monroe County was reported in February by the state Department of Health, compared to 10 travel-related — contracted outside the U.S. — cases in…

Read More

Monkeys infected by mosquito bites further Zika virus research – Science Daily

Monkeys infected by mosquito bites further Zika virus research – Science Daily12/14/2017Monkeys infected by mosquito bites further Zika virus researchScience DailyResearchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison infected rhesus macaques at the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center with Zika virus one of two ways: by allowing mosquitoes carrying the virus to feed on the monkeys or…

Read More

CA Department of Public Health Zika Warning – The Tracy Press

CA Department of Public Health Zika Warning – The Tracy Press12/22/2017CA Department of Public Health Zika WarningThe Tracy PressHere in California, the Zika virus remains a serious public health concern.Californians, particularly pregnant women residing in the state, are at risk of contracting the Zika virus, which could have devastating impacts on a developing baby. As…

Read More

Brasil: Caen considerablemente casos de zika y dengue – Houston Chronicle

Brasil: Caen considerablemente casos de zika y dengue – Houston Chronicle12/21/2017Los TiemposBrasil: Caen considerablemente casos de zika y dengueHouston ChronicleSAO PAULO (AP) — Los casos de zika y dengue en Brasil cayeron considerablemente este año en relación con el 2016, de acuerdo con datos del Ministerio de Salud difundidos el jueves. El ministerio dijo que…

Read More

Winter has arrived in the UP – Escanaba Daily Press

Winter has arrived in the UP – Escanaba Daily Press12/21/2017Winter has arrived in the UPEscanaba Daily PressAccording to Matt Zika, a forecaster for the National Weather Service in Marquette, temperatures will not rise above zero starting Christmas Eve and continuing until Wednesday. Wind chills could reach a freezing -30 degrees, noted Zika. “It's quite ……

Read More

News Scan for Dec 20, 2017 – CIDRAP

News Scan for Dec 20, 2017 – CIDRAP12/20/2017News Scan for Dec 20, 2017CIDRAPA new study published in Emerging Infectious Diseases showed that the increased screening of pregnant women in Florida during the 2016 Zika epidemic stretched resources and delayed diagnoses. To conduct the study, University of Miami researchers …and more » Canary Islands holiday hotspot Fuerteventura…

Read More

New Model for Zika Virus can Assist in Testing Vaccines and Treatments – Coherent News (press release) (blog)

New Model for Zika Virus can Assist in Testing Vaccines and Treatments – Coherent News (press release) (blog)12/20/2017New Model for Zika Virus can Assist in Testing Vaccines and TreatmentsCoherent News (press release) (blog)Researchers at Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio reveled on December 12, 2017 that they have developed an alternative animal model, which mimics…

Read More

FDA Warning Wire: Zika, Tattoos, Syringes, Supplements – Law360

FDA Warning Wire: Zika, Tattoos, Syringes, Supplements – Law36012/20/2017FDA Warning Wire: Zika, Tattoos, Syringes, SupplementsLaw360Law360, New York (December 19, 2017, 7:03 PM EST) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week targeted unapproved sales of Zika virus tests and a tattoo pain reliever, denounced questionable sterilization of syringes, and directed extensive …and more » Indian…

Read More

“I thought I only had to apply [mosquito repellent] over my stomach, but now I know it has to be everywhere.” – The Texas Observer

“I thought I only had to apply [mosquito repellent] over my stomach, but now I know it has to be everywhere.” – The Texas Observer12/18/2017The Texas Observer“I thought I only had to apply [mosquito repellent] over my stomach, but now I know it has to be everywhere.”The Texas ObserverEducating men on Zika can be especially…

Read More

Children with congenital Zika virus infection face serious challenges as they age – Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association,

Children with congenital Zika virus infection face serious challenges as they age – Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association,12/15/2017InfosurhoyChildren with congenital Zika virus infection face serious challenges as they agePharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.comAccording to the researchers, the health and developmental effects of congenital Zika virus infection in children with microcephaly include an inability to…

Read More

Zika vaccine deemed sustainable, immunogenic – Patient Daily

Zika vaccine deemed sustainable, immunogenic – Patient Daily12/16/2017Patient DailyZika vaccine deemed sustainable, immunogenicPatient DailyIn a collaboratively funded government effort advancing treatments for the Zika virus, scientists recently announced that an exploratory version of the Zika purified inactivated virus (ZPIV) proved safe, tolerated and effective in national study … Organic Mosquito Control Cary NC  Natural Mosquito Control…

Read More

US study sheds light on how Zika causes nerve disorder – Channel NewsAsia

US study sheds light on how Zika causes nerve disorder – Channel NewsAsia12/13/2017Channel NewsAsiaUS study sheds light on how Zika causes nerve disorderChannel NewsAsiaCHICAGO: A new study sheds light on how the mosquito-borne Zika virus causes a rare neurological condition, and the findings could have implications for companies working on Zika vaccines, US researchers said…

Read More

Health District issues Zika holiday travel warning – KAUZ-TV

Health District issues Zika holiday travel warning – KAUZ-TV12/15/2017KAUZ-TVHealth District issues Zika holiday travel warningKAUZ-TVThe Wichita Falls Wichita County Public Health District wants all those who are traveling this holiday season to protect themselves from mosquito bites after new Zika cases were confirmed in Texas. The Texas Department of State Health Services … Scientists are…

Read More

Study sheds light on how Zika causes nerve disorder – Fox News

Study sheds light on how Zika causes nerve disorder – Fox News12/14/2017Fox NewsStudy sheds light on how Zika causes nerve disorderFox NewsAn autopsy showed inflammation and erosion of the protective sheath known as myelin in two nerves, but no evidence of the Zika virus in nerve cells. "In this case, it looks like it was…

Read More

Study bolsters Zika-microcephaly link, rules out others – CIDRAP

Study bolsters Zika-microcephaly link, rules out others – CIDRAP12/13/2017Study bolsters Zika-microcephaly link, rules out othersCIDRAPA new Brazilian study adds further evidence to the link between Zika and microcephaly while ruling out for the first time an association between microcephaly and an important insecticide and between the condition and vaccines. In a final report of the…

Read More

Study: Clinical trials indicate positive results for Zika vaccine – ModernMedicine

Study: Clinical trials indicate positive results for Zika vaccine – ModernMedicine12/12/2017Study: Clinical trials indicate positive results for Zika vaccineModernMedicineThree Phase 1 human clinical trials evaluating the efficacy of an Army-developed Zika purified inactivated virus (ZPIV) vaccine have shown it to be safe and well tolerated, according to a study published in The Lancet. The three…

Read More

New Animal Model Developed to Aid Zika Studies – Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

New Animal Model Developed to Aid Zika Studies – Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News12/12/2017Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology NewsNew Animal Model Developed to Aid Zika StudiesGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology NewsWhen battling emerging infectious diseases, finding a model that accurately recapitulates the pathogenesis of the infection is critical to developing effective therapeutic interventions. Yet, as most scientists…

Read More

Florida's Surgeon General, Celeste Philip, led state's Zika containment efforts – Loma Linda University Health

Florida's Surgeon General, Celeste Philip, led state's Zika containment efforts – Loma Linda University Health12/12/2017Loma Linda University HealthFlorida's Surgeon General, Celeste Philip, led state's Zika containment effortsLoma Linda University HealthAs the Surgeon General and Secretary of the Florida Department of Health, Philip activated her team and launched a massive public education campaign and worked closely…

Read More

3rd Zika infection by Texas mosquito reported this year |

3rd Zika infection by Texas mosquito reported this year |12/09/2017KXAN.com3rd Zika infection by Texas mosquito reported this year | KXAN.comKXAN.comPreviously this year, another local transmission was reported in Hidalgo County and one in neighboring Cameron County.Third Zika infection by Texas mosquito reported this yearSpectrum Newsall 3 news articles » 3rd Zika infection by Texas mosquito reported…

Read More

Are Hearing Loss and Zika Virus Infections Linked in Infants? – Medical News Bulletin

Are Hearing Loss and Zika Virus Infections Linked in Infants? – Medical News Bulletin12/09/2017Medical News BulletinAre Hearing Loss and Zika Virus Infections Linked in Infants?Medical News BulletinViruses like Zika are sometimes linked to the loss of hearing in both children and adults. In JAMA Otolaryngology, Mittal and colleagues report that Zika infection is associated with…

Read More

Cold Weather May Not Eliminate Zika Carrying Pest – RGVProud

Cold Weather May Not Eliminate Zika Carrying Pest – RGVProud12/09/2017RGVProudCold Weather May Not Eliminate Zika Carrying PestRGVProudHARLINGEN, TX – Don't expect mosquito bite soon, but even though it may be cold, the threat is very much real. This week Hidalgo County announces 3 cases of zika. One locally acquired in McAllen, the other 2 travel…

Read More

DISEASE CONTROL: Army-developed Zika vaccine shows early promise – The Fort Campbell Courier

DISEASE CONTROL: Army-developed Zika vaccine shows early promise – The Fort Campbell Courier12/08/2017DISEASE CONTROL: Army-developed Zika vaccine shows early promiseThe Fort Campbell CourierA fourth trial with ZPIV is still underway in Puerto Rico, where the population has natural exposure to other viruses in the same family as Zika (flaviviruses) such as dengue. “It is imperative…

Read More

News Scan for Dec 06, 2017 – CIDRAP

News Scan for Dec 06, 2017 – CIDRAP12/06/2017News Scan for Dec 06, 2017CIDRAPThe findings challenge earlier reports from Puerto Rico, Brazil, and other affected areas of disproportionately higher rates of Zika disease in females and in people of both sexes ages 10 to 39 years. To tease out infection patterns, the team conducted …and more »…

Read More

Brainstorm Health: Migraine Drugs, Zika Gene Vaccine, Weight Loss and Diabetes – Fortune

Brainstorm Health: Migraine Drugs, Zika Gene Vaccine, Weight Loss and Diabetes – Fortune12/05/2017FortuneBrainstorm Health: Migraine Drugs, Zika Gene Vaccine, Weight Loss and DiabetesFortuneMigraines are the Big Bads in the world of headaches, to appropriate a TV trope. They often show up preceded by warning signs—literally called “auras”—that may mess with your vision, cause mood changes,…

Read More

ZIka vaccine triggers immune response in clinical trials – Homeland Preparedness News

ZIka vaccine triggers immune response in clinical trials – Homeland Preparedness News12/06/2017Homeland Preparedness NewsZIka vaccine triggers immune response in clinical trialsHomeland Preparedness NewsAn investigational vaccine developed by scientists at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and Technology (WRAIR) successfully triggered an immune response among adult participants of clinical trials, according to a study published…

Read More