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Early dengue virus infection could 'defuse' zika virus

Added: 17.05.2019 21:18 | 13 views | 0 comments

The Zika virus outbreak in Latin America has affected over 60 million people up to now. The infection can have potentially fatal consequences for pregnant women and their unborn children: many children have subsequently been born with malformations of the head (microcephaly). A particularly high incidence of these Zika-associated malformations exists in northeastern Brazil. Scientists tried to find out the reasons for this regional cluster and discovered a surprising protective factor.

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McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Added: 15.05.2019 17:31 | 21 views | 0 comments

He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland.

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Zika: Silent long-term circulation in Thailand

Added: 13.05.2019 18:51 | 7 views | 0 comments

In an attempt to shed light on Zika circulation, scientists decided to investigate the history of the Zika virus in Thailand. They discovered that it has been circulating in the country for at least 16 years and probably longer.

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Game over for Zika? KU Leuven researchers develop promising vaccine

Added: 13.05.2019 18:51 | 6 views | 0 comments

Scientists have developed a new vaccine against the Zika virus. This vaccine should prevent the virus from causing microcephaly and other serious conditions in unborn babies.

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