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Posted: January 17, 2018, 1:23 pm

St. Louis Public Radio

Future of SLU's Zika vaccine trials remain uncertain as public interest and funding decline
St. Louis Public Radio
Newcomer won't know if he received the vaccine until the end of the year when SLU's finished with the first phase of the trial. But for the time being, there are no plans for the vaccine to proceed into the second phase, in which scientists would ...

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Posted: January 17, 2018, 11:54 am

Health24

Pregnant moms' immune response could trigger birth defects
Health24
Instead, the ravaging effects of Zika infection on a developing foetus appear to stem from the immune response of the expecting mother, researchers said. The study was published in the journal Science Immunology. Lab mice bred without a key step in ...

Posted: January 17, 2018, 10:33 am

FiercePharma

Themis nabs €10M series C for chikungunya, Zika push
FiercePharma
Themis nabs €10M series C for chikungunya, Zika push. by Angus Liu |. Jan 9, 2018 3:09pm. Mosquito. An investment fund formed by J.P. Morgan and the Gates Foundation led Themis' €10 million series C. Share Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print. About a ...

Posted: January 9, 2018, 8:23 pm

STLtoday.com

What happened to Zika? Missouri stops testing most pregnant women as threat drops
STLtoday.com
Clinical trials of a Zika vaccine at St. Louis University will not move into a second phase of testing after a drugmaker pulled funding. So what happened to Zika? Intensive mosquito control efforts probably had an impact. Travel warnings and personal ...
Zika cases retreat widely, but experts remain worriedSeattle Times
How Zika Infection Drives Fetal DemiseHoward Hughes Medical Institute
Immune response to Zika virus can also harm fetuses: studyXinhua
Daily Mail -Yale News
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Posted: January 6, 2018, 8:32 pm

Los Angeles Times

LA County officials confirm first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus
Los Angeles Times
Since 2015, there have been 122 cases of Zika infection in L.A. County, 121 of which were acquired while traveling to countries where the virus is spreading, such as Mexico and Brazil. There are no mosquitoes carrying the virus in L.A. County or ...
First case of sexually transmitted Zika confirmed in Los Angeles ...KABC-TV
LA County Health Officials Zika WarningKABC

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Posted: January 4, 2018, 8:15 pm

BBC News

BBC - Future - The mosquitoes that are fighting dengue and Zika
BBC News
While killing insects would seem to be the best way of controlling the diseases they spread, some scientists are releasing more of the biting bug, re-engineered to stall epidemics.

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Posted: January 4, 2018, 1:02 pm

Washington Post

As Zika fades from public consciousness, scientists continue to pursue the virus
Washington Post
While 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 the Western Hemisphere, it shook the Americas as reports of infections and devastating ...

Posted: December 30, 2017, 7:04 pm

Madison.com

No proof Zika causes microcephaly, UW-Madison study says | Local ...
Madison.com
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization declared in April 2016 that the Zika virus caused microcephaly.

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Posted: December 27, 2017, 11:23 pm

LancasterOnline

Down but not out: The latest on Zika in Lancaster County | Local ...
LancasterOnline
This screenshot shows some of the areas where the CDC had an active travel alert because of Zika as of Dec. 21, 2017. CDC. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print. Remember Zika? In 2016, the virus burst onto the international scene with news of hundreds of ...

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Posted: December 27, 2017, 12:03 pm

National Institutes of Health (press release)

Zika remains a research and public health challenge, say NIAID ...
National Institutes of Health (press release)
Since 2016, when Zika was declared by WHO as a public health emergency of international concern, the virus has become established in more than 80 countries, infected millions of people, and left many babies with birth defects (collectively called ...

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Posted: December 22, 2017, 2:10 pm

 

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