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Posted: March 17, 2018, 7:44 am

Futurity: Research News

False beliefs about MMR vaccine found to influence acceptance of Zika vaccine
Science Daily
While a Zika vaccine is in development, the study by researchers at the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) of the University of Pennsylvania examined factors that will affect the eventual acceptance or rejection of such a vaccine. The study ...
Who'll get the Zika vaccine? Depends on these factorsFuturity: Research News
Zika virus alert for Myanmar upgradedITIJ
A New Zika Study Might Help Moms Breathe A Little Easier, But Precautions Are Still NecessaryRomper
The Financial Analyst -Investor Opinion
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Posted: March 16, 2018, 8:31 pm

Green Bay Press Gazette

Hodges: More afraid of Lyme than Zika, Disease X or other pandemics
Green Bay Press Gazette
Summer 2016.We were looking forward to Olympics in Brazil, when suddenly, there were reports of a terrible disease ravaging the tropics, and edging into the United States. The Zika virus was more than a little scary. It was transmitted by mosquito and ...
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—March 11,

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Posted: March 16, 2018, 5:10 pm

Homeland Preparedness News

Inserm and REACting consortium find Zika neurological risks increase in first trimester
Homeland Preparedness News
Responding to the public health emergency over Zika, labs at Inserm and REACting set about studies of the fetal and neonatal complications linked to the disease and, in the process, have determined a 7 percent rate of neurological abnormalities. While ...

Posted: March 16, 2018, 1:08 pm


Epidemiology of the Zika Virus Outbreak in the Cabo Verde Islands, West Africa
Introduction: The Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak in the island nation of Cabo Verde was of unprecedented magnitude in Africa and the first to be associated with microcephaly in the continent. Methods: Using a simple mathematical framework we present a ...

Posted: March 16, 2018, 2:22 am

False beliefs about MMR vaccine found to influence acceptance of ...
EurekAlert (press release)
People's willingness to use a Zika vaccine when it's available will be influenced by how they weigh the risks associated with the disease and the vaccine, but also by their misconceptions about other vaccines, a new study has found. While a Zika ...

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Posted: March 15, 2018, 4:58 pm

Travel Agent

CDC Removes the Bahamas From Zika Risk List
Travel Agent
The CDC now includes the Bahamas under “Areas with Interrupted Transmission,” meaning Zika was previously found in the locations on this list but scientists have determined the virus is no longer present. The CDC states that travelers, including ...

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Posted: March 15, 2018, 3:45 pm


Birth Defects Affect 7 Percent of Zika-Exposed Babies: Study – WebMD
WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A new study of pregnant women in the Caribbean further confirms that Zika virus causes birth defects, particularly if infection occurs early in pregnancy. About 7 percent of Zika-infected women in French ...
Pregnant women with Zika virus have 7% chance of baby with birth
Birth defect rate pegged at 7 percent for babies born to Zika-infected womenYahoo News UK

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Posted: March 15, 2018, 1:25 pm

Infection with Zika in early weeks of pregnancy poses high risk to baby
More than one in 10 babies whose mothers were infected with the Zika virus in the first three months of pregnancy will go on to have birth defects, researchers have found. The latest study is a reminder of the toll of the virus, which swept through the ...
Birth defect rate pegged at 7 percent for babies born to Zika-infected ...Reuters

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Posted: March 14, 2018, 9:02 pm

The Guardian

'There are a lot of unknowns': British scientists set to work on Zika vaccine
The Guardian
The Brazilian government quickly blamed Zika – an obscure, mosquito-borne virus, previously unknown in the Americas. The World Health Organization declared a public health emergency, and panic grew as Zika spread across the region. Then the outbreak ...

Posted: March 9, 2018, 7:00 am


Where Zika Came From
Where Zika Came From. Early cases of the virus were different from those today. Peter Martell On Assignment For HuffPost. Marco Bello/Reuters. Lisdeth Arguello holds her 3-month-old grandson, Jesus, who was born with microcephaly, at their home in ...

Posted: March 6, 2018, 10:01 am


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