A recent study published by The Lance t found that since 2015, the emergence of epidemic Zika virus transmission has been linked to unparalleled reports of serious neurological disorders and devastating congenital disabilities such as microcephaly... READ →
Zika News/ June 18th, 2021
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More and more people are getting involved in the surveillance of invasive mosquito species, not just professionals with formal training in entomology. There are many taxonomic keys available for identifying mosquitoes of medical and veterinary importance... READ →
May 14 • 10:36 am CDT
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) urges early detection of congenital disabilities and continuous support and care to newborns and their families. In Latin America and the Caribbean, approximately 1 in 5 deaths during the first... READ →
May 14 • 9:56 am CDT
Previously, the U.S. FDA requires blood establishments to test blood donations for new or emerging infectious agents that may affect blood product safety if certain conditions are outlined in FDA regulations. Specifically, if a transfusion-transmitted infection... READ →
May 11 • 4:21 pm CDT
The biotechnology company Oxitec plans to release genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes in the Florida Keys, saying its technology will combat dengue fever, a potentially life-threatening disease mainly transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. According to the... READ →
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