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Kansas City Star

CDC: Mosquitoes that can carry Zika spread in Kansas; more Missouri data needed
Kansas City Star
The two mosquitoes that can carry the Zika virus have been found in more Kansas counties, and Missouri needs to step up its mosquito surveillance, according to a new study by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control. Six researchers examined ...
Why You Must Stay Cautious About Zika This SummerLifeZette
How to protect yourself from Zika virus while travelingMic
Asian strain of zika virus has mutated: ScientistsTimes of India
Doctors Lounge
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Posted: June 23, 2017, 6:18 pm

PLoS Blogs (blog)

American Zika in 2016 and 2017: The Strange Case of Mr. Hyde and Dr. Jekyll
PLoS Blogs (blog)
As North America heads into summer, Peter Hotez, co-Editor-in-Chief of PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, discusses the risk for Zika outbreaks and hopes Mr. Hyde doesn't rear his ugly head. In 1886 Mr. Robert Louis Stevenson published a novella, ...

Posted: June 23, 2017, 4:34 pm

Bloomington Pantagraph

Tissue Testing Can Spot Zika at Birth: CDC
Bloomington Pantagraph
THURSDAY, June 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to the Zika virus in pregnancy can wreak havoc on babies, but diagnosing the infection before birth remains a challenge. Now, there's some good news: U.S. health officials say testing placental and ...

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Posted: June 23, 2017, 5:21 am

The Decatur Daily

Mosquito complaints down, but Zika threat continues
The Decatur Daily
A Decatur city official reported a sharp decline in mosquito-related complaints from residents this year, but a public health official said they are still wary about the possibility of local transmissions of the Zika virus. Resident complaints ...

Posted: June 23, 2017, 5:21 am

Times of India

Health department instructs officials to be alert over Zika | Jaipur ...
Times of India
JAIPUR: The health department has issued guidelines to its officials in all the districts to not ignore cases of conjunctivitis with fever, rashes and joint pain, as it ...
Zika Summer 2017: What You Need to Know Before You Travel ...Bravo (blog)

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Posted: June 23, 2017, 2:46 am

Medscape

Zika Diagnosis Confirmed by Placental Sample Testing
Medscape
Testing for Zika virus RNA in placental tissue can confirm Zika infection when the mother's blood tests are inconclusive, according to a study published online today in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. "Given the complexity of Zika virus ...
Study: First Zika microcephaly wave in Brazil was outlierCIDRAP
Zika May Have a Startlingly High Sexual Transmission RateNOVA Next

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Posted: June 22, 2017, 7:26 pm

Miami Herald

Pregnant women must remain vigilant against Zika
Miami Herald
Summer officially is here and, in Florida, we are already feeling record-breaking temperatures. The heat and humidity common to our region is bringing back the threat of Zika. Cases of the disease continue to be reported regularly, and because of that ...

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Posted: June 22, 2017, 12:23 am

KCCI Des Moines

Evidence of mosquitoes capable of carrying Zika virus found in Iowa
KCCI Des Moines
Research from the Journal of Medical Entomology suggests the species has been reported in the state at least once in the last 10 years, but there is no need for panic -- those mosquitoes are not fit for surviving the climate in Iowa. “This is my ...
Nevermind Zika, Minnesotans need to protect against West Nile infected mosquitosKMSP-TV
Zika Virus Carrier Found In Long Beach: Symptoms Of Disease Amid Rising Travel-Related Cases In CaliforniaInternational Business Times

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Posted: June 21, 2017, 10:29 pm

Channel NewsAsia

Two new Zika cases at Kensington Park Drive, Health News & Top ...
The Straits Times
SINGAPORE - The National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a statement on Wednesday (June 21) that two cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection in ...
New Zika cluster at Kensington Park Drive - Channel NewsAsiaChannel NewsAsia
Two new Zika cases at Kensington Park Drive at Serangoon ...TODAYonline

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Posted: June 21, 2017, 11:25 am

Washington Post

More US counties are finding mosquitoes that can spread Zika
Washington Post
With the summer mosquito season in full swing in many states, a new report shows a significant increase in U.S. counties across the South that have reported mosquitoes capable of spreading Zika and related viruses. Two types of mosquitoes are the ...
Potential Zika Carrying Mosquitoes on the MoveRare Disease Report
More counties and states report mosquitoes that can carry diseases, including ZikaMiami Herald
Zika Mosquitoes Are in More Places Than You Thought, CDC SaysNBCNews.com
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Posted: June 20, 2017, 7:04 pm

 

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