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California Aedes mosquitoes capable of spreading Zika

Added: 23.06.2018 0:09 | 11 views | 0 comments

Over the last five years, Zika virus has emerged as a significant global human health threat following outbreaks in South and Central America. Now, researchers have shown that invasive mosquitoes in California -- where cases of Zika in travelers have been a regular occurrence in recent years -- are capable of transmitting Zika.

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A Zika vaccine could virtually eliminate prenatal infections, model shows

Added: 21.06.2018 16:49 | 1 views | 0 comments

A Zika vaccine could have a substantial effect on mitigating and preventing future Zika virus outbreaks. Through a combination of direct protection and indirect reduction of transmissions, virtual elimination is achievable, even with imperfect vaccine efficacy and coverage, according to a new computer model.

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Rhesus macaque model offers route to study Zika brain pathology

Added: 21.06.2018 5:37 | 6 views | 0 comments

Rhesus macaque monkeys infected in utero with Zika virus develop similar brain pathology to human infants. The findings may open up new ways to study the infection in an animal model.

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Factor important for ZIKA Virus host species restriction

Added: 19.06.2018 18:58 | 21 views | 0 comments

In 2013 and 2015, devastating outbreaks of ZIKA captured world attention. The virus is often transmitted from wild animals -- probably non-human primates -- via mosquitos to humans. This is the first comprehensive study to investigate which mammal species may host the ZIKA virus (ZIKV).

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Factor important for ZIKA Virus host species restriction

Added: 19.06.2018 5:19 | 8 views | 0 comments

In 2013 and 2015, devastating outbreaks of ZIKA captured world attention. The virus is often transmitted from wild animals -- probably non-human primates -- via mosquitos to humans. This is the first comprehensive study to investigate which mammal species may host the ZIKA virus (ZIKV).

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