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Zika virus is a member of the virus family Flaviviridae and the genus Flavivirus, transmitted by daytime-active Aedes mosquitoes, such as A. aegypti and A. albopictus
ISU entomologist urges summertime precautions against mosquitoes and ticks

ISU entomologist urges summertime precautions against mosquitoes and ticks

Scientists resolve 3D protein structures to combat dangerous infectious diseases

Scientists resolve 3D protein structures to combat dangerous infectious diseases

CDC releases new data showing the distribution of Zika transmitting mosquitoes in the US

CDC releases new data showing the distribution of Zika transmitting mosquitoes in the US

A clinic mix-up leaves pregnant woman in dark about Zika risk

A clinic mix-up leaves pregnant woman in dark about Zika risk

Study shows insecticide-resistance monitoring as key to controlling mosquitoes that spread Zika

Study shows insecticide-resistance monitoring as key to controlling mosquitoes that spread Zika

Major study to examine clinical outcomes of children infected with Zika virus after birth

Major study to examine clinical outcomes of children infected with Zika virus after birth

Zika viral load not necessarily linked to pregnancy problems, fetal abnormalities

Zika viral load not necessarily linked to pregnancy problems, fetal abnormalities

Roche to showcase new solutions for lab innovation at EuroMedLab

Roche to showcase new solutions for lab innovation at EuroMedLab

Insecticides and chemicals used to combat Zika linked to reduced motor function in infants

Insecticides and chemicals used to combat Zika linked to reduced motor function in infants

Zika virus infection during pregnancy causes birth defects in 5% of babies, study finds

Zika virus infection during pregnancy causes birth defects in 5% of babies, study finds

West Nile virus positive mosquitoes detected in Las Vegas

West Nile virus positive mosquitoes detected in Las Vegas

Reliable clinical assay detects Zika virus from semen samples

Reliable clinical assay detects Zika virus from semen samples

Research shows new Zika virus vaccine that offers 100% protection in mice

Research shows new Zika virus vaccine that offers 100% protection in mice

Researchers receive federal funding to study consequences of West Nile and Zika virus infections

Researchers receive federal funding to study consequences of West Nile and Zika virus infections

Zika entry into India – cause for concern

Zika entry into India – cause for concern

Grifols provides Procleix Zika Virus Assay to screen blood donations in countries that accept products with CE marking

Grifols provides Procleix Zika Virus Assay to screen blood donations in countries that accept products with CE marking

Study suggests Zika virus poses wider threat in human pregnancies

Study suggests Zika virus poses wider threat in human pregnancies

Miami is key point for transmission of Zika virus to the US

Miami is key point for transmission of Zika virus to the US

Near real-time genomic sequencing reveals how Zika virus entered into the U.S.

Near real-time genomic sequencing reveals how Zika virus entered into the U.S.

Genetic sequencing reveals how Zika virus spread in the Americas

Genetic sequencing reveals how Zika virus spread in the Americas