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Could Zika be the next HIV? - CNN

Laurie Garrett is a Senior Fellow for Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers. (CNN) Thirty-five years ago, alert physicians in the United States spotted ...and more »

US Zika Pregnancy Registry: How to Participate - Medscape

Hello. I'm Margaret Lampe, a nurse scientist with the Pregnancy and Birth Defects Task Force for CDC's 2016 Zika virus response. Although Zika virus was discovered more than 70 years ago, microcephaly and other birth defects associated with Zika ...and more »

Colombia offers the possibility that the Zika epidemic may not be as bad as feared - Washington Post

CALI, Colombia — In the nine months since the Zika virus appeared in Colombia, the government has reported nearly 100,000 cases, including more than 17,000 among pregnant women. But the epidemic has not produced the dreaded wave of fetal deformities ...and more »

First case of Zika spread through female-to-male sex in NYC - Washington Post

Women are capable of passing a Zika infection to their male sexual partners, according to new research released Friday. For the first time, public health officials report that a woman transmitted the virus to her male partner during sex. All previously ...and more »

Zika epidemic in Latin America may have peaked, and scientists predict it will be over in 3 years - Los Angeles Times

Researchers modeling the rampant spread of the Zika virus say that, like a wildfire consuming a parched landscape, the epidemic that has caused a plague of birth defects in Brazil is already showing signs of slowing and is likely to largely burn itself ...and more »

Woman found to spread Zika through sex for 1st time - KRIS Corpus Christi News

The Senate voted to move ahead with negotiations with the house on a measure to fund the government's fight against the Zika. NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City woman infected her male partner with Zika virus through sex, the first time female-to-male ...and more »

Issues Of The Environment: Protecting Yourself From Zika And West Nile During Mosquito Season - WEMU

Summer brings hordes of mosquitos and several diseases along with them, including the Zika virus. In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair talks to Emily Toth Martin, assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of ...and more »

The CDC wants your semen (if you've had Zika) - CNN

(CNN) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is collecting semen from hundreds of men in the United States in order to figure out how long the dreaded Zika virus lasts in the bodily fluid. The virus can be transmitted sexually, and it's been ...and more »

Congress Falls Short on Zika - The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Zika is here. But Congress is gone. Lawmakers adjourned this week for a seven-week summer recess without passing additional money to fight the Zika ...and more »

First Case Reported Of A Woman Infecting A Man With Zika Through Sex - NPR

Doctors have known for some time that a man can spread the Zika virus to a woman through sex. Now officials have documented the first case in which a woman apparently infected a man through unprotected sexual intercourse. The case occurred in New York ...and more »