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Zika, a mosquito-borne virus, has been linked to brain damage in nearly newborns in Brazil. There is currently no vaccine or treatment for Zika, a close cousin of dengue and chikungunya, which causes mild fever and rash. Shiga, Jaipur, Mosquitos Da Dengue, Mosquitoes, Virus Del Zika, Guillain Barre, Les Philippines, Yellow Fever, Environmental Factors

Further Evidence of Link Between Guillain-Barre Paralysis Syndrome and Zika Virus Infection, Study Finds

Zika virus continues to spread through much of the Americas.

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Zika virus can kill brain tumor cells, Washington University researchers discover

Since Zika affects stem cells in the fetus' brain, scientists theorized that it might be able to infect stem cells in brain tumors.

In a recent nonbinding vote, Florida Keys voters gave the approval to allow a British company to start a trial release of genetically modified mosquitoes to combat diseases like Zika, Dengue, and chikungunya. Mosquito Control, Zika Virus, Science Videos, Protest Signs, Health Department, Election Day, Florida Keys, Genetics, Trials

Florida Keys Approves Trial Of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes To Fight Zika

In the Florida Keys, no cases of locally transmitted Zika have been reported, but officials have decided to go ahead with trials of a genetically modified mosquito to combat the spread of the disease.

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CDC lab shipped virus without following key safety steps

After mishap with anthrax in 2014, the CDC enacted safety reforms. Are they being followed?

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Zika virus has some weird effects on babies, experts are finding

From babies who crawl way too soon to infants who cry 24 hours a day, Zika's effects are startling the doctors treating the infected babies.

A city worker sprays chemicals with a fumigator to kill mosquitoes in an effort to control the spread of the Zika virus at a school in Bangkok on September Zika causes mild symptoms in most, including fever, sore eyes and a rash, but. Bangkok, Vietnam, Mosquito Spray, Zika Virus, Sore Eyes, Design Fields, Body Hacks, Family Planning, Drug Free

Two pesticides were needed to stop Miami's Zika-carrying mosquitoes

Two types of pesticides were needed to kill both Zika-carrying adult mosquitoes and their larvae in Florida, the CDC reported.

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Florida Department of Health Zika Update – First Sexually Transmitted Case Confirmed in 2017 | Florida Department of Health

Florida Department of Health Zika Update – First Sexually Transmitted Case Confirmed in 2017

Zika virus has entered Florida, now with four cases that are subject to investigation. Zika causes only a mild illness in most people but the virus has been linked to severe brain defects in newborns. Zika Virus, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, Emergency Response Team, Mosquito Control, Mosquito Trap, Pest Control, Texas, Yellow Fever

A new Zika threat hovers as summer's mosquitoes get bzzzy

A new Zika threat hovers as summer’s mosquitoes get bzzzy

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Here’s what the first year of Zika looks like

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Extensive Brain Defects Seen in Babies of Mothers With Zika (Published 2016)

Extensive Brain Defects Seen in Babies of Mothers With Zika

Poll: Half of Americans Wary of Travel to US Zika Zones Zika Virus, Insect Bites, Mosquitoes, Insect Repellent, Abc News, Miami Beach, Texas, Travel, Viajes

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Army scientists begin testing inactive Zika virus vaccine in humans

The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research on Monday began vaccinations in the first of five planned human clinical trials to develop a Zika vaccine capable of generating an immune response to the virus.

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CDC declares parts of Miami a Zika 'red zone' for pregnant women

Federal health officials have made a new color-coded map for Miami and urged all pregnant women to consider postponing travel to Miami-Dade County.

The mosquito-borne virus that emerged in Miami last year has been conspicuously absent in Florida this year, with fewer infections and no local cases as of Aug. Zika cases have also declined in the Caribbean and South America. Abortion Debate, Zika Virus, Emergency Response, Wall Street Journal, Niagara Falls, South America, Puerto Rico, Caribbean, Stuff To Do

Locally Transmitted Zika Virus Cases Found in New Area in Florida

This is the third area to have local Zika transmission in Florida.

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New Batch of Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Found in Miami Beach