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Conjunctivitis is an eye infection that may cause redness and discharge from the eye, sometimes with pain or itching. It can be caused by bacteria or viruses.
Researchers awarded CIHR grant to investigate how Zika virus changes host cells during infection

Researchers awarded CIHR grant to investigate how Zika virus changes host cells during infection

Innovative strategy uses genetically modified viruses to selectively attack tumor cells

Innovative strategy uses genetically modified viruses to selectively attack tumor cells

IDIBELL scientists develop oncolytic virus capable of redirecting immune system to attack cancer cells

IDIBELL scientists develop oncolytic virus capable of redirecting immune system to attack cancer cells

U-M researchers envision new ways to avoid inappropriate ER use for mild eye problems

U-M researchers envision new ways to avoid inappropriate ER use for mild eye problems

Chemical ocular injuries among children linked to laundry detergent pods

Chemical ocular injuries among children linked to laundry detergent pods

Study shows clinical and psychosocial consequences following survival of Ebola infection

Study shows clinical and psychosocial consequences following survival of Ebola infection

Low-cost eye drops just as effective as antibiotics in treating bacterial keratitis, study reports

Low-cost eye drops just as effective as antibiotics in treating bacterial keratitis, study reports

New evolutionary analysis provides insights into how Zika virus spreads between populations

New evolutionary analysis provides insights into how Zika virus spreads between populations

Researchers find biological evidence linking Zika virus infection and Guillain-Barré syndrome

Researchers find biological evidence linking Zika virus infection and Guillain-Barré syndrome

Researchers find genomic material from Zika virus in tears

Researchers find genomic material from Zika virus in tears

Mayo Clinic offers CDC’s Zika virus screening test

Mayo Clinic offers CDC’s Zika virus screening test

Official statistics may underestimate size of Zika epidemic, study suggests

Official statistics may underestimate size of Zika epidemic, study suggests

Revised FDA guidance recommends universal testing of entire blood supply for Zika virus in the U.S.

Revised FDA guidance recommends universal testing of entire blood supply for Zika virus in the U.S.

Research shows alcohol abuse drug inhibits ocular conjunctival scarring in mouse model

Research shows alcohol abuse drug inhibits ocular conjunctival scarring in mouse model

Shire’s Xiidra receives FDA approval for treating dry eye disease in adult patients

Shire’s Xiidra receives FDA approval for treating dry eye disease in adult patients

WHO/PAHO statement on Zika virus and the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games

WHO/PAHO statement on Zika virus and the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games

More neurological resources needed to manage Zika virus infections

More neurological resources needed to manage Zika virus infections

Duke-NUS study highlights Zika virus structure and behaviour

Duke-NUS study highlights Zika virus structure and behaviour

Zika threat to Olympics attendees? An interview with Prof. Eskild Petersen

Zika threat to Olympics attendees? An interview with Prof. Eskild Petersen

Study provides first evidence that Zika virus may cause Guillain-Barré syndrome

Study provides first evidence that Zika virus may cause Guillain-Barré syndrome