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How One Of The Most Successful Government Agencies Safeguards Our Health

Nov 10, 2018 , Forbes
Every day the U.S. faces threats like Zika, Ebola and Pandemic Flu. The CEO of United Therapeutics, Dr. Martine Rothblatt, explains and advocates for the government agency BARDA in their constant...
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Zika spreads rapidly in India

Oct 19, 2018 , CNN Health
The number of people infected with the Zika virus in India has increased to 80 confirmed cases in the western state of Rajasthan, including at least 18 pregnant women....
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Zika spreads rapidly in India, with 80 cases confirmed

Oct 18, 2018 , CNN Health
The number of people infected with the Zika virus in India has increased to 80 confirmed cases in the western state of Rajasthan, including at least 18 pregnant women....
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Mothers of babies afflicted by Zika fight poverty, despair

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
Nearly three years after a Zika outbreak in Brazil caused thousands of cases of microcephaly and other devastating birth defects in newborns, Reuters returned to check on the mothers and their children....
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As Public Concern Over Zika Eases In U.S., Efforts To Find Tests, Treatments For Dangerous Virus Stall

Oct 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The inability to provide quick, inexpensive tests to diagnose the virus is hindering efforts in Angola to track the disease that can cause severe disabilities in babies, health experts say. In other news on Zika, mothers in Brazil give around-the-clock care for their disabled...
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Zika in Africa: Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control....
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Why it's so hard to diagnose Zika

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
When a Zika epidemic was at its height in the Americas two years ago, diagnostics makers began working feverishly to create diagnostic tests for a virus that few in the U.S. had heard of....
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What is the Zika risk of pregnant Meghan's visit to Fiji and Tonga?

Oct 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child, the UK's royal family announced Monday as the couple arrived in Australia for their first tour overseas....
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Zika virus cases spike in India's Jaipur as peak tourist season nears

Oct 15, 2018 , Reuters
At least 55 people have tested positive for the Zika virus in India's tourist city of Jaipur, up from 22 a week ago, the local health department said on Sunday, raising fears the virus is spreading just ahead of peak tourist season....
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India hit with its biggest outbreak of Zika to date, with 32 confirmed cases

Oct 12, 2018 , CNN Health
India has recorded its biggest outbreak of Zika virus to date, with 32 cases confirmed in Jaipur, capital of the western state of Rajasthan....
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India on alert as zika virus hits tourism hotspot of Jaipur

Oct 10, 2018 , Reuters
India has sent experts to try to contain an outbreak of the zika virus in the popular tourist destination of Jaipur, capital of the northern state of Rajasthan, with a close watch on pregnant women....
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Could the Zika Virus Fight the Brain Cancer That Killed John McCain?

Sep 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Could the Zika Virus Fight the Brain Cancer That Killed John McCain?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2018 12:00:00...
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Genetically modified mosquitoes are being used to combat health threats such as the Zika virus

Aug 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
Genetically modifying mosquitoes to prevent disease may sound like science fiction, but the technology has advanced in recent years to the point where this is possible and they are being used to combat health threats, an epidemiology professor writes in The...
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Zika, West Nile Cases Reported in Alabama

Aug 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Zika, West Nile Cases Reported in AlabamaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2018 12:00:00...
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Week Ahead: Zika webinar planned by the CDC

Aug 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
There's no shortage of webinars focused on public health issues this week, including Zika, preparing for infectious disease outbreaks on public transit, and better explaining genomics to...
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Health Woes Hit 1 in 7 Babies Exposed to Zika in U.S. Territories

Aug 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Woes Hit 1 in 7 Babies Exposed to Zika in U.S. TerritoriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/7/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/8/2018 12:00:00...
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One in 7 babies prenatally exposed to Zika has health problems, CDC says

Aug 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Nearly one in seven babies born to women infected with the Zika virus while pregnant had one or more health problems possibly caused by the virus, according to a Vital Signs report published Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The problems consisted of birth defects including small head size, brain damage, eye damage and nervous system problems, such as vision and hearing impairments, as well as seizures....
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Zika exposure before birth could cause health issues in babies: CDC

Aug 08, 2018 , Reuters
Some babies exposed to the Zika virus before birth may face health problems related to the mosquito-borne illness, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, providing guidance for couples planning pregnancies....
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Sperm Counts Have Been Dropping For Decades — And Companies Are Seizing Opportunity To Ease Men’s Concerns

Jul 27, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Where there's a potential health crisis, there comes a way to make money from it. Companies are popping up with at-home sperm tests, sperm health scores and sperm cryobanking services. In other public health news: Zika's destructive power, physician-assisted suicide, brain injuries in soldiers, eating disorders, and more....
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FDA Drops Zika Testing for Blood Donors

Jul 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA Drops Zika Testing for Blood DonorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/9/2018 12:00:00...
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