Zika, FIU is coming for you with $3.4 million in research money - Miami Herald

Watch out, Zika. Florida International University is coming for you. The university announced Friday that the school has been awarded $3.4 million in state and federal funding to research the mosquito-borne virus through projects that will seek to halt ...

Zika: Then, now and tomorrow - World Health Organization

Where do we stand one year after WHO announced Zika as a public health emergency? (video announcement right). International spread has continued, while surveillance has improved. In line with WHO advice, innovative approaches to mosquito control ...

57 Zika cases in PH – DOH - Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – There are now 57 cases of the Zika virus in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Thursday, February 2. Of the 57 cases found, 38 (67%) of the cases involved females and 19 (33%) involved males. The ages of the ...

One-Dose Zika Vaccine Protects Laboratory Animals - Voice of America

An experimental Zika vaccine has been shown to be 100 percent effective in protecting laboratory animals from the virus, according to researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Scientists say one dose of the ...

University Of Central Florida Receives Nearly $1.3 Million In State Funds To Research Zika Virus - SpaceCoastDaily.com

UCF College of Medicine scientists Dr. Griffith Parks (left) and Bradley Jay Willenberg receive a $500,000 state grant for Zika research. (UCF College of Medicine image). ORLANDO, FLORIDA– UCF scientists received almost $1.3 million in state funds ...

New Zika vaccine candidate protects mice and monkeys with a single dose - Medical Xpress

Transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of Zika virus. Credit: Cynthia Goldsmith/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A new Zika vaccine candidate has the potential to protect against the virus with a single dose, according to a research team led ...

Investigational mRNA vaccine protects mice and monkeys from Zika virus infection - EurekAlert (press release)

A novel, gene-based investigational vaccine protected mice and monkeys against Zika virus infection after a single dose, according to a study appearing online in the journal Nature on Feb. 2. The research was conducted by investigators funded by the ...