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'Striking' Results from Early Zika Vaccine Trial

'Striking' Results from Early Zika Vaccine Trial

by Linda Carroll and Samuel Sarmiento, MD Aug 4 2016, 2:51 pm ET The race to develop a safe and effective vaccine against the Zika virus got one step closer Thursday, when a team of researchers reported positive results in the latest round of testing in monkeys.

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Zika also forces PH golfer Ardina to skip Rio Olympics

Zika also forces PH golfer Ardina to skip Rio Olympics

By: June Navarro @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer 06:32 PM July 20th, 2016 If not for the Zika virus, the Philippines could have sent 14 athletes to the 31st Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

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2 Vietnamese women contract Zika virus, first in Vietnam – Health Ministry

2 Vietnamese women contract Zika virus, first in Vietnam – Health Ministry

Published April 5, 2016 10:55am HANOI - Two Vietnamese women have contracted the Zika virus which has been linked to thousands of suspected cases of microcephaly, a rare birth defect, in Brazil, and are the first Zika infections in Vietnam, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Mosquito Home Management

Mosquito Home Management

by Yvette Nesas March 30, 2016 The warm breeze that caresses your skin signals that it’s already summer time. The time to frolic under the sun, play outdoors and be one with nature. But this is also the season when mosquitoes are noticeably visible compared to other months. As the American Mosquito Control Association would have it, a mosquito life cycle could happen in 14 days when it’s 21 degree Celsius and 10 days when it’s 26 degree Celsius. Following this kind of logic, it means that a typical mosquito life cycle in our country could be less than 7 days since our temperature is higher compared to the US.

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American Woman First to be Infected by Zika Virus While Visiting Philippines

American Woman First to be Infected by Zika Virus While Visiting Philippines

Posted on March 7, 2016 by Timothy Walker American Woman First to be Infected by Zika Virus While Visiting Philippines – www.philippineslifestyle.com MANILA, Philippines – An American national is the second confirmed person to test positive for the Zika virus while visiting the Philippines in January of this year.

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Chile reports its first sexually transmitted Zika case

Chile reports its first sexually transmitted Zika case

By Reuters Updated 10:29 AM PHT Sun, March 27, 2016 Buenos Aires, Argentina (Reuters) — Chile has confirmed its first case of the Zika virus having been sexually transmitted, the health ministry said in a statement on its website on Saturday (March 26).

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Chile Reports First Case Of Sexually Transmitted Zika

Chile Reports First Case Of Sexually Transmitted Zika

By Jereal Cawis,Tech Times | March 29, 1:04 AM The Ministry of Health in Chile has confirmed the country's first case of Zika virus to have been transmitted through sexual intercourse.

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CDC: Zika-infected couples should postpone pregnancy

CDC: Zika-infected couples should postpone pregnancy

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press 9:16 a.m. EDT March 27, 2016 Americans who might have been exposed to Zika and are trying to get pregnant should know these new government guidelines. Video provided by Newsy Newslook

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UK experts test vaccine against Zika virus at top-secret bio-labs - and say they think they can have it ready in three to four years

UK experts test vaccine against Zika virus at top-secret bio-labs - and say they think they can have it ready in three to four years

Millions of people in Latin America have been infected with the virus Scientists at top-secret Porton Down bio-labs are now testing vaccine Developing vaccine along with colleagues from Manchester University Say that it could be ready to use on humans in three to four years By MAIL ON SUNDAY REPORTER PUBLISHED: 01:57 GMT, 27 March 2016 | UPDATED: 07:24 GMT, 27 March 2016

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Brazil says confirmed and suspected microcephaly cases rise to 5,200

Brazil says confirmed and suspected microcephaly cases rise to 5,200

Published March 23, 2016 7:28am SAO PAULO - The number of confirmed and suspected cases of microcephaly in Brazil associated with the Zika virus rose to 5,200 in the week through March 19, from 5,131 a week earlier, the health ministry said on Tuesday

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