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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
UMD researchers connect a protein to antibody immunity for the first time

UMD researchers connect a protein to antibody immunity for the first time

Using NMR to Study Protein Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms

Using NMR to Study Protein Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms

Global study reveals viruses as important cause of childhood pneumonia

Global study reveals viruses as important cause of childhood pneumonia

Nitrogen-rich diet reduces mosquitoes' ability to transmit Zika

Nitrogen-rich diet reduces mosquitoes' ability to transmit Zika

Scientists develop universal FACS-based approach to heterogenous cell sorting, propelling organoid research

Scientists develop universal FACS-based approach to heterogenous cell sorting, propelling organoid research

Scientists create 'mini-brain' for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Scientists create 'mini-brain' for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Researchers compare American, Pacific and Southeast Asian subtypes of Zika virus

Researchers compare American, Pacific and Southeast Asian subtypes of Zika virus

Trump administration cracks down on fetal tissue research

Trump administration cracks down on fetal tissue research

Texas Biomed awarded $2 million DOD grant to study promising Zika vaccine

Texas Biomed awarded $2 million DOD grant to study promising Zika vaccine

Tips to stay safe and well when temperatures soar

Tips to stay safe and well when temperatures soar

Previous dengue infection could protect against Zika-associated damage

Previous dengue infection could protect against Zika-associated damage

Study reveals long-term behavioral deficits after developmental Zika infection

Study reveals long-term behavioral deficits after developmental Zika infection

Scientists investigate function of AAPP in mosquito blood feeding

Scientists investigate function of AAPP in mosquito blood feeding

Egg yolk precursor protein plays key role in regulating mosquitos’ attraction to humans

Egg yolk precursor protein plays key role in regulating mosquitos’ attraction to humans

Long-standing immunosuppressive drug reduces Zika birth defects in mice

Long-standing immunosuppressive drug reduces Zika birth defects in mice

Dengue mosquito poses greatest danger of spreading Zika virus in Australia

Dengue mosquito poses greatest danger of spreading Zika virus in Australia

Synthetic antibody rapidly prevents Zika infection in mice and non-human primates

Synthetic antibody rapidly prevents Zika infection in mice and non-human primates

New class of molecules could someday become basis for Zika-specific therapeutic

New class of molecules could someday become basis for Zika-specific therapeutic

Study uncovers details about human immune response to dengue infection

Study uncovers details about human immune response to dengue infection

Research provides opportunities for biological control of insect-borne pathogens

Research provides opportunities for biological control of insect-borne pathogens