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New York Times

A Quarter of US Babies With Zika-Related Birth Defects Were Born in New York
New York Times
A quarter of all infants in the United States born with defects related to the Zika virus were born to women in New York City, city health officials announced on Thursday, a stark reminder of the dangers posed by the virus. Looking ahead to summer and ...
What the DNA of the Zika virus tells scientists about its rapid spreadLos Angeles Times
Nearly three dozen babies in NYC have tested positive for ZikaNew York Post
Miami's Zika Outbreak Began Months Before It Was First DetectedNPR
Scientific American -The Scientist -Nature
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Posted: May 25, 2017, 8:19 pm


A new ZIka threat hovers as summer's mosquitoes get bzzzy
Zika, the mosquito-borne virus that triggered public health alarm bells last summer, has receded from the spotlight. But, experts say, expect the virus to pose a renewed threat this year. How great of a threat? That's where it gets tricky. No locally ...
New York warns travelers about Zika virusFox5NY
City warns women to stay clear of Zika-prone countriesNew York Daily News
NYC urges pregnant women to avoid Zika-affected areas after 32 babies test positive for diseaseNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
Daily Mail -University of Wisconsin-Madison -KFDA
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Posted: May 25, 2017, 7:27 pm (subscription)

Scientists to Test if Zika Virus Can Treat Brain Cancer (subscription)
CAMBRIDGE, England, Thursday May 25, 2017 – New research in England could show that even the dark cloud cast by the Zika virus has a silver lining, as scientists gear up to test whether the virus can fight hard-to-treat brain cancer by attacking its ...

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Posted: May 25, 2017, 6:53 pm

GAO Report Details Zika Preparedness Shortcomings, Outlines Next Steps Managed Markets Network
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a report evaluating the continued public health response to the Zika virus in the US and detailing the remaining challenges and possible solutions. It was presented at a Congressional subcommittee ...

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Posted: May 25, 2017, 6:05 pm

The West Milford Messenger

Learn about Zika at free program
The West Milford Messenger
The presentation by Renata Meyer-Pflug, the Zika health educator for the Partnership, will include information on how this virus is affecting us and ways to prevent our community from getting it. It begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Hillcrest Center Room 10 ...

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Posted: May 25, 2017, 12:35 pm


Sanofi gets an exclusive on Zika vaccine; what do taxpayers get?
Citing the Ebola example, Doctors Without Borders is now trying to convince the United States Army to back away from a deal that gives French pharmaceutical corporation Sanofi the exclusive patent to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus. “Based on ...
Sanofi executive lays out case for taxpayer funding—and exclusive licensing—on Zika vaccine R&DFiercePharma

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Posted: May 25, 2017, 10:44 am

PBS NewsHour

Sanofi rejects U.S. Army request for 'fair' pricing for a Zika vaccine
PBS NewsHour
Research scientist Dan Galperin holds vials marked “Zika” during his work on Purified Recombinant Zika Enveloped Protein at the research laboratory where they are working on developing a vaccine for the Zika virus based on production of recombinant ...

Posted: May 20, 2017, 7:56 pm

Orlando Sentinel

Zika Update: USF, Sanford Burnham publish new findings
Orlando Sentinel
It's been more than a year since the Zika virus arrived in the continental U.S., prompting researchers to learn more about this little-known relative of dengue and chikungunya. Although Zika infection causes mild flu-like symptoms in adults, it can ...

Posted: May 19, 2017, 11:10 pm


We Know Zika Is A Big Problem In Puerto Rico. We Just Don't Know ...
The Zika virus is still a significant threat to Puerto Rico, even though it has all but disappeared from the U.S. news cycle and, state health officials say, mosquitos ...

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Posted: May 19, 2017, 8:28 pm

Washington Post

Brazil declares end to Zika emergency after fall in cases
Washington Post
SAO PAULO — Brazil declared an end to its public health emergency over the Zika virus on Thursday, 18 months after a surge in cases drew headlines around the world. The mosquito-borne virus wasn't considered a major health threat until the 2015 ...
US may be severely underestimating Zika's potential impact; costs could be in the billionsCNBC
Zika's Economic BurdenThe Scientist
Zika virus: Brazil says emergency is overBBC News
The Independent -The Atlantic -BBC News
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Posted: May 12, 2017, 12:44 am


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