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  • No Zika virus in Uganda, government hits back at WHO 16 Jul 2018 06:05 Monitor KAMPALA. The Ministry of Health has disputed travel guidelines by World Health Organisation (WHO), advising pregnant women against travelling to Uganda, classified as Zika-infected country with a potential of passing birth defects to an unborn baby. The …
  • Zika virus: Pregnant women warned against travelling to Uganda 13 Jul 2018 12:05 Monitor KAMPALA- The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued guidelines advising pregnant women against travelling to Uganda as a classified Zika-Infected country, with a potential of pausing birth defects to unborn babies. The Zika virus which is primarily …
  • Pluton Biosciences, a St. Louis-Based Biotech Start-Up, Discovers New Ways to Stop Zika Virus 12 Jul 2018 17:45 Kait Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. Frankly and this Site make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you are affiliated with this page and would like it removed please …
  • New class of chemical compounds has potential for treating Zika virus and RSV 12 Jul 2018 08:01 News-Medical.net July 12, 2018 A new and promising class of chemical compounds has major potential for treating Zika virus and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, according to a new study by University of Alberta scientists. The next step is to develop a drug. "This …
  • New compounds identified to treat Zika virus 12 Jul 2018 03:28 Beijing News Washington D.C. [USA] July 12 (ANI): A new chemical compound has shown promising antiviral activity that has major potential for treating Zika virus.According to a new study by University of Alberta scientists, this new and promising class of chemical …
  • Researchers identify new compounds to treat RSV, Zika virus 11 Jul 2018 20:26 Phys.org A new and promising class of chemical compounds has major potential for treating Zika virus and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, according to a new study by University of Alberta scientists. The next step is to develop a drug. "This is both a …
  • Digisonics launches website for calculating microcephaly risk due to Zika Virus exposure 09 Jul 2018 20:48 DOTmed.com HOUSTON (July 9, 2018) – Digisonics, a leading provider of PACS and Structured Reporting Solutions for OB/GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine studies, has developed an easy-to-use website to quickly calculate the risk of microcephaly due to Zika Virus …
  • FDA announces revised guidance on the testing of donated blood and blood components for Zika virus 07 Jul 2018 00:59 Imperial Valley News Details Written by Megan McSeveney Category: Health News Published: 06 July 2018 Washington, DC - Today the FDA announced the availability of a revised final guidance: “Revised Recommendations for Reducing the Risk of Zika Virus Transmission by Blood and …
  • Zika Suppresses Virus Fighting Cells 06 Jul 2018 15:45 HealthNewsDigest (HealthNewsDigest.com) - TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— More than two years after reports of skyrocketing Zika rates surfaced worldwide, questions still loom about this complicated virus. Florida State University researchers are one step closer to finding answers. In …
  • Scientists take a deep dive into differences between Zika and dengue virus 06 Jul 2018 13:22 News-Medical.net July 6, 2018 New Study Examines Cellular, Molecular Differences Between Dengue, Zika More than two years after reports of skyrocketing Zika rates surfaced worldwide, questions still loom about this complicated virus. Florida State University researchers …
  • FSU Research: Zika Suppresses Virus Fighting Cells 05 Jul 2018 20:12 Newswise *** EMBARGOED UNTIL 11 A.M. ET, JULY 5 *** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kathleen Haughney, University Communications (850) 644-1489; khaughney@fsu.edu @FSUResearch July 5, 2018 FSU RESEARCH: ZIKA SUPPRESSES VIRUS FIGHTING CELLS New Study Examines …
  • Scientists use stem cells to uncover why the Zika virus is so infective 05 Jul 2018 16:00 News-Medical.net Researchers from Florida State University have made an important discovery about the Zika virus that could lead to the development of more effective measures to protect people. Image Credit: Tacio Philip Sansonovski / Shutterstock Professor Hengli …
  • UNC, RTI International Researchers Assess US Travelers' Knowledge of Zika Virus, Willingness to Take Hypothetical Vaccine 04 Jul 2018 00:15 Newswise Newswise — RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC- A collaboration between researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, RTI International and the UNC School of Medicine has resulted in the first study to …
  • Researchers conduct survey to understand people's perceptions on Zika virus 02 Jul 2018 11:08 News-Medical.net June 30, 2018 In a summer outbreak that posed significant risks to pregnant women and their fetuses, 29 people in Miami-Dade County were infected with the Zika virus between late June and early August of 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control …
  • Smartphone-based tech helps rapid detection of Zika virus 29 Jun 2018 10:08 Free Press Journal — By IANS | Jun 29, 2018 03:21 pm New York: Leveraging nano-particles and digital health technology, researchers have transformed a smartphone into a device capable of detecting Zika in a rapid, low-cost test that could potentially be deployed in …
  • Rhesus macaque model could be useful to test therapies for congenital Zika virus syndrome 21 Jun 2018 08:37 News-Medical.net June 21, 2018 Rhesus macaque monkeys infected in utero with Zika virus develop similar brain pathology to human infants, according to a report by researchers at the California National Primate Research Center and School of Veterinary Medicine at the …
  • Scientists uncover a factor important for Zika virus host species restriction 19 Jun 2018 07:38 Medical Xpress Top: A schematic representation of the evolutionary relationship between mammal species that were tested for ZIKA susceptibility. Bottom: Princeton biologists Qiang Ding and Alexander Ploss analyzed dermal fibroblasts (skin cells) isolated from the …
  • Zika Virus: What Does the Future Hold? 18 Jun 2018 08:16 News-Medical.net June 18, 2018 An interview with Professor Julia Clarke, PhD, conducted by Kate Anderton, BSc What percentage of the Brazilian population was infected by Zika virus between 2015-2016? How many of these were pregnant women? Because Zika virus infection is …
  • Floridians took Zika virus seriously -- but less than 50% tried to… 15 Jun 2018 13:25 WKMG Local 6 ORLANDO, Fla. - A new report says Florida residents took more preventative action against the Zika virus than non-Florida residents. But don’t celebrate just yet, Floridians -- the same study shows less than half of the state’s population actually did …
  • Chance of contracting the Zika virus in Quebec 'is negligible to nul' 13 Jun 2018 21:43 Montreal Gazette If people want to protect themselves from mosquito bites and diseases like west nile virus, they should wear insect repellant, long sleeves and long pants, experts say. PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFP/Getty Images Traces of a tropical mosquito species that …

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