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  • FDA Assembles Plasma Sample Panel for Zika Test Developers - Medscape

    Aug 18, 2017 | 00:08 am

    MedscapeFDA Assembles Plasma Sample Panel for Zika Test DevelopersMedscapeThe US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has assembled a panel of human plasma samples to help regulators and public health professionals evaluate serological tests for Zika virus infection. "At the onset of the Zika virus outbreak, when little was ...and more »

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  • Zika Virus Still Plaguing San Diego County - Times of San Diego

    Aug 17, 2017 | 20:00 pm

    Times of San DiegoZika Virus Still Plaguing San Diego CountyTimes of San DiegoIn fact, Zika is still a threat in San Diego County — especially to pregnant women and women who may become pregnant — and residents should still be clearing out standing water around homes to fight the invasive Aedes mosquitoes that can potentially ...and more »

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  • Mosquito species known to carry Zika virus discovered in Windsor-Essex - OurWindsor.ca

    Aug 17, 2017 | 19:55 pm

    OurWindsor.caMosquito species known to carry Zika virus discovered in Windsor-EssexOurWindsor.caThough these particular mosquitoes have tested negative for the Zika virus, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is warning residents to protect themselves and their loved ones from getting mosquito bites. News Aug 17, 2017 01:47 OurWindsor.Ca. Share.and more »

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  • 'Herd immunity' may be curbing US Zika numbers - Medical Xpress

    Aug 17, 2017 | 18:10 pm

    Medical Xpress'Herd immunity' may be curbing US Zika numbersMedical Xpress(HealthDay)—The number of Zika infections has dropped dramatically in Florida this summer, and scientists say herd immunity may be the reason why. In practical terms, herd immunity means that people traveling to the United States from South America ...and more »

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  • Can previous exposure to West Nile alter the course of Zika? - Science Daily

    Aug 17, 2017 | 16:26 pm

    Science DailyCan previous exposure to West Nile alter the course of Zika?Science DailyDate: August 16, 2017; Source: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso; Summary: West Nile virus is no stranger to the U.S.-Mexico border; thousands of people in the region have contracted the mosquito-borne virus in the past. But could ...and more »

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  • FDA issues Emergency Use Authorization for multiplex Zika test - Homeland Preparedness News

    Aug 17, 2017 | 14:15 pm

    Homeland Preparedness NewsFDA issues Emergency Use Authorization for multiplex Zika testHomeland Preparedness NewsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the CII-ArboViroPlex rRT-PCR Test. The test is the first multiplex assay that simultaneously tests for the presence of Zika virus, all serotypes of ...

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  • Researchers investigate how previous exposure to West Nile virus affects Zika infection - News-Medical.net

    Aug 17, 2017 | 06:50 am

    News-Medical.netResearchers investigate how previous exposure to West Nile virus affects Zika infectionNews-Medical.netWest Nile virus is no stranger to the U.S.-Mexico border; thousands of people in the region have contracted the mosquito-borne virus in the past. But could this previous exposure affect how intensely Zika sickens someone now? That's what two ...and more »

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  • From Zika to medical marijuana, issues the New York Department of Health faces in 2017 - City & State

    Aug 17, 2017 | 04:26 am

    City & StateFrom Zika to medical marijuana, issues the New York Department of Health faces in 2017City & StateThe critical importance of the New York State Department of Health's work is reflected in the fact that health care spending makes up one of the two largest expenditures in the state budget, along with education. At the direction of the governor and ...

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  • Latinas at Greater Risk for Zika, Planned Parenthood Seeks to Help - RGVProud

    Aug 17, 2017 | 03:44 am

    RGVProudLatinas at Greater Risk for Zika, Planned Parenthood Seeks to HelpRGVProudCAMERON COUNTY, Texas - Last month, Planned Parenthood launched their Zika prevention project at a clinic festival, now they are going door to door to provide people with information about Zika prevention. “We feel that it's very important for the ...

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  • Evidence shows mosquitoes capable of carrying Zika virus may have colony in Ontario - CBC.ca

    Aug 16, 2017 | 20:20 pm

    CBC.caEvidence shows mosquitoes capable of carrying Zika virus may have colony in OntarioCBC.caA mosquito species capable of transmitting the Zika virus and other tropical diseases may have established a colony in southwestern Ontario, a development that could mean changes for Canadian healthcare providers. Mosquitoes that could carry Zika found ...and more »

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