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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
Long term effects of Zika virus exposure during pregnancy studied

Long term effects of Zika virus exposure during pregnancy studied

Young children are more vulnerable to climate-related health risks, shows study

Young children are more vulnerable to climate-related health risks, shows study

Unique experimental vaccine against Zika virus proves powerful in mice

Unique experimental vaccine against Zika virus proves powerful in mice

Mice study shows mother's dengue immunity protects unborn from ZIKA infection

Mice study shows mother's dengue immunity protects unborn from ZIKA infection

Zika virus may be sexually transmissible for shorter period than previously estimated

Zika virus may be sexually transmissible for shorter period than previously estimated

New vaccine could protect unborn babies from Zika virus

New vaccine could protect unborn babies from Zika virus

Researchers to investigate role of hormones in mosquito's ability to use human blood for egg production

Researchers to investigate role of hormones in mosquito's ability to use human blood for egg production

Purdue startup to create sensor that provides early detection of mosquito-borne diseases

Purdue startup to create sensor that provides early detection of mosquito-borne diseases

New class of chemical compounds has potential for treating Zika virus and RSV

New class of chemical compounds has potential for treating Zika virus and RSV

Scientists take a deep dive into differences between Zika and dengue virus

Scientists take a deep dive into differences between Zika and dengue virus

Scientists use stem cells to uncover why the Zika virus is so infective

Scientists use stem cells to uncover why the Zika virus is so infective

Zika virus-related pregnancy loss in humans may be more common than thought

Zika virus-related pregnancy loss in humans may be more common than thought

Undetected Zika infections may be cause stillbirths and miscarriages

Undetected Zika infections may be cause stillbirths and miscarriages

Researchers conduct survey to understand people's perceptions on Zika virus

Researchers conduct survey to understand people's perceptions on Zika virus

BWH researchers develop rapid Zika detection test using mobile health technologies

BWH researchers develop rapid Zika detection test using mobile health technologies

Scientists discover secret to success of antiviral gene

Scientists discover secret to success of antiviral gene

Friendly mosquito could be the next big step in malaria eradication

Friendly mosquito could be the next big step in malaria eradication

First human Keystone virus infection reported

First human Keystone virus infection reported

Rhesus macaque model could be useful to test therapies for congenital Zika virus syndrome

Rhesus macaque model could be useful to test therapies for congenital Zika virus syndrome

Zika Virus: What Does the Future Hold?

Zika Virus: What Does the Future Hold?