Zika: Research and Publications

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The Lancet: Zika Research

  • Microcephaly in Brazil: how to interpret reported numbers (February 6, 2016) Summary | Full-Text HTML
  • Identification of Zika virus vectors and implications of control (February 4, 2016) Summary | Full-Text HTML
  • El Niño and climate change - contributing factors in the dispersal of Zika virus in the Americas? Summary | Full-Text HTML
  • Zika surveillance from March 2014 to January 2016 (February 2016) Summary | Full-Text HTML 
  • Zika virus outbreak in the Americas: the need for novel mosquito control methods (February 1, 2016) Summary | Full-Text HTML 
  • Anticipating the international spread of Zika virus from Brazil (January 14, 2016) Summary | Full-Text HTML
  • Zika virus in Brazil and macular atrophy in a child with microcephaly (January 7, 2016) Summary | Full-Text HTML 
  • A new mosquito-borne threat to pregnant women in Brazil (December 23, 2015) Summary | Full-Text HTML

New England Journal of Medicine: Zika  

Public Library of Science, PLoS ONE: Zika

PubMed: Zika 

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Public Health Leaders from over 20 Zika Affected Countries Convene
April 13-14, 2016

"Doctors, pediatricians, neurologists, they started finding this thing we never had seen,"
- Dr. Celina Ms. Turchi, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil
Exerpt from, the Feb 7th New York Times article How a Medical Mystery in Brazil Led Doctors to Zika. Read more >>
An epidemic of Zika virus in Brazil suspected of causing a recent surge of reported cases of microcephaly, has health officials in the country suggesting that women delay pregnancy if possible.
FIOCRUZ Investigates Correlation Between Zika and Microcephaly
"The presence of the active Zika virus has been found in saliva and urine."
- Paul Gadelha, Director FIOCRUZ, Brazil
Exerpt from the Feb 5th BBC article Active Zika Found in Saliva and Urine Read more >>
"I think it's important to step back and emphasize that Zika is a mosquito-borne virus and the overwhelming majority of cases are spread by mosquitoes"
- Thomas Frieden, U.S. CDC
Zika May not Spread in Saliva or Urine, Health Officials Say. Read more >>