Zika News

 / February 27th, 2021

Eliminating fake zika news with pharmacist, nurse, and physician review.

Feb 26 • 1:06 pm CST
The WHO announced the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, the University of Texas Medical Branch, an expert team of task force members worldwide had developed a draft Zika virus... READ →
Feb 23 • 4:01 pm CST
The South American country of Brazil experienced the greatest impact during the 2015-2016 Zika virus epidemic, with approximately 321,000 suspected or confirmed cases, according to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Kristina M. Adams Waldorf, M.D.,... READ →
Feb 23 • 11:23 am CST
The Annuals of Internal Medicine published original research on February 16, 2021, focused on a prophylactic Zika virus vaccine candidate. This study was a Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Phase 1 Study of Ad26.ZIKV.001, an Ad26-Vectored Anti–Zika Virus... READ →
Dec 3 • 3:53 pm CST
A recent study published by The Lancet focused on screening blood donations for Zika virus RNA with nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) on April 3, 2016, in Puerto Rico. These researchers followed up with positive donors... READ →
Nov 20 • 6:22 am CST
Why hasn't the Zika virus (ZIKV) disease caused as much devastation in Africa, its continent of origin, as it has in the Americas? Outside of Africa, this flavivirus is transmitted by a ubiquitous mosquito subspecies, Aedes... READ →

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