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  • Natchez Freshman Academy students learn about Zika virus - Natchez Democrat

    Oct 24, 2017 | 07:08 am

    Natchez Freshman Academy students learn about Zika virusNatchez DemocratNATCHEZ — Students in Katelynn Yvon's art classes watched as their teacher began drawing a dark figure on the chalkboard. The creature had curved, gnarled legs, veiny wings and a sharp, needle-like proboscis. It was a mosquito. On Oct. 17, Yvon's art ...

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  • CDC Lifts Zika Travel Advisory in Brownsville - KRGV

    Oct 24, 2017 | 01:20 am

    KRGVCDC Lifts Zika Travel Advisory in BrownsvilleKRGVBROWNSVILLE – A travel advisory warning pregnant women not to travel to Brownsville has been lifted. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was warning women they risked contracting the Zika virus. Last year, CHANNEL 5 NEWS reported ...

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  • New CDC Guidance on Caring for Infants With Congenital Zika - Medscape

    Oct 20, 2017 | 15:36 pm

    MedscapeNew CDC Guidance on Caring for Infants With Congenital ZikaMedscapeUpdated guidance on caring for infants born to possibly Zika-infected mothers is stratified by the infant's clinical status and includes new clinical, laboratory, and ...and more »

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  • CDC offers updated guidance on screening, caring for newborns exposed to Zika - Healio

    Oct 19, 2017 | 19:33 pm

    HealioCDC offers updated guidance on screening, caring for newborns exposed to ZikaHealioThe CDC recently updated its interim clinical guidance for infants born to mothers with possible Zika virus exposure, emphasizing the importance of a team-based approach, with close communication between obstetrical and pediatric care providers.and more »

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  • Lyle Petersen, MD, MPH: What Do We Now Know About Zika Virus? - MD Magazine

    Oct 18, 2017 | 19:43 pm

    MD MagazineLyle Petersen, MD, MPH: What Do We Now Know About Zika Virus?MD MagazineLyle Petersen, MD, MPH, Director of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: I think there's a couple things we found out last year that we know a lot more of. First of all we have a better idea about the effect on the fetus ...and more »

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  • Patients with Guillain-Barre Also Had Zika Infection (JAMA - MedPage Today

    Oct 17, 2017 | 21:21 pm

    Patients with Guillain-Barre Also Had Zika Infection (JAMAMedPage TodayAcute Zika virus infection was a risk factor for contracting Guillain-Barré syndrome, adding to the known association between the two, a case-control study in Puerto Rico found. Writing in a research letter in the Journal of the American Medical ...and more »

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  • When Is a Mosquito Not an Insect? When It's a Pesticide - WIRED

    Oct 17, 2017 | 14:01 pm

    WIREDWhen Is a Mosquito Not an Insect? When It's a PesticideWIREDIt took a decade for British biotech firm Oxitec to program a self-destruct switch into mosquitoes. Perfecting that genetic technology, timed to kill the insects before they could spread diseases like Zika and dengue fever, was supposed to be the hard ...and more »

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  • First case of Zika virus contracted in Florida - NBC2 News

    Oct 17, 2017 | 00:52 am

    NBC2 NewsFirst case of Zika virus contracted in FloridaNBC2 NewsThe Florida Department of Health said a couple from Manatee County were diagnosed with Zika after recently traveling to Cuba. The fear of last year's Zika outbreak is still fresh in people's minds. Mother of two, Angela Baird, said she could only ...and more »

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  • Hospital recruiting volunteers for Zika research - Valley morning Star

    Oct 16, 2017 | 06:56 am

    Valley morning StarHospital recruiting volunteers for Zika researchValley morning StarEDINBURG — Doctors Hospital at Renaissance is recruiting people to participate in a Zika clinical trial, according to a DHR news release. As part of the study, participants will either receive an experimental vaccine against Zika or a placebo. Those ...

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  • Sen. Bill Nelson tells CDC 'Zika outbreak isn't over' - First Coast News

    Oct 14, 2017 | 21:18 pm

    First Coast NewsSen. Bill Nelson tells CDC 'Zika outbreak isn't over'First Coast NewsFollowing the first case of locally transmitted Zika in 2017, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson wrote a letter to the director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention asking them to prioritize Zika-prevention efforts. A single case of locally transmitted ...and more »

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