New CDC figures for Zika-related defects in babies in the US – austin360 (blog)
01/29/2018
austin360 (blog)New CDC figures for Zika-related defects in babies in the USaustin360 (blog)Remember the Zika outbreak of 2016? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released some statistics about the number of babies with Zika-related birth defects that year in the 15 states that had local outbreaks, including areas of Texas. Maria …Birth defects on the rise in parts of US due to local Zika spreadHomeland Preparedness Newsall 2 news articles »
Waging war against the mosquito: Split-gene drive could hinder spread of Zika – Genetic Literacy Project
01/29/2018
Genetic Literacy ProjectWaging war against the mosquito: Split-gene drive could hinder spread of ZikaGenetic Literacy ProjectGene drives hold great promise for thwarting mosquito-borne diseases. The concept is tantalizing: Just pop your desired gene into some mosquitoes — maybe it's a gene that stops them from biting humans, or one that fends off Zika virus infection — and …
Takeda's Zika Vaccine Candidate Receives US FDA Fast Track Designation – Business Wire (press release)
01/29/2018
Business Wire (press release)Takeda's Zika Vaccine Candidate Receives US FDA Fast Track DesignationBusiness Wire (press release)OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TSE: 4502], (“Takeda”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to TAK-426, Takeda's purified, inactivated, alum-adjuvanted …and more »
Bacteria Block Transmission of Zika and Dengue Viruses – Technology Networks
01/29/2018
Technology NetworksBacteria Block Transmission of Zika and Dengue VirusesTechnology NetworksScientists at the University of Glasgow have found a bacterial strain which blocks dengue and Zika virus transmission from mosquitoes. In the new study, published today in PLOS Pathogens, scientists show that a novel strain of the inherited bacteria …and more »
More birth defects in Texas, other states where Zika spread – Houston Chronicle
01/27/2018
TIMEMore birth defects in Texas, other states where Zika spreadHouston ChronicleHotez said it would be good if Texas public health officials doubled back to test the mothers of such babies for the virus, given Zika antibodies should still be present if the women were infected at the time. But a Texas Department of State Health …Zika Linked to a Spike in Birth Defects in the USTIMEMore birth defects reported in states with local spread of Zika, including FloridaMiami HeraldMore birth defects seen in areas of US where Zika virus spreadCBC.caReuters -CDC -TIME -Contagionlive.comall 79 news articles »

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