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Mosquitoes that spread Zika virus could simultaneously transmit other viruses

Added: 19.05.2017 21:59 | 2 views | 0 comments

Aedes aegypti, the primary mosquito that carries Zika virus, might also transmit chikungunya and dengue viruses with one bite, scientists report.

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Scientists to test Zika virus on brain tumors

Added: 19.05.2017 13:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

In a revolutionary first, scientists will test whether the Zika virus can destroy brain tumor cells, potentially leading to new treatments for one of the hardest to treat cancers.  

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Cuba's Zika battle

Added: 18.05.2017 16:54 | 4 views | 0 comments

Cuba has declared war on the Zika virus, with fumigation squads going house to house to prevent the disease from spreading. CNN's Patrick Oppmann reports.

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New Zika virus inhibitor identified

Added: 17.05.2017 17:53 | 4 views | 0 comments

A new compound could serve as basis for drugs to prevent neurological complications of Zika, report researchers.

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Urine test could detect Zika virus quickly, protect unborn babies

Added: 15.05.2017 21:52 | 3 views | 0 comments

There is no vaccine. No medication. And, no quick, reliable test for Zika virus … until now. Babies born with the virus often have lifelong, devastating birth defects. Testing for the virus currently involves trained medical staff drawing and mailing blood samples to a lab, a process that can take up to four weeks. Scientists have now developed a quick, simple test for Zika virus so easy to administer, you don't even need a doctor.

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Brazil calls off Zika emergency

Added: 12.05.2017 6:55 | 4 views | 0 comments

Brazil's government on Thursday declared an end to a national emergency over the Zika virus which was detected in the Latin American country late in 2015 before becoming a global concern. ......

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