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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
Discovery of mechanism by which Zika virus enters brain cells

Discovery of mechanism by which Zika virus enters brain cells

Researchers develop novel assay to detect Chinese coronavirus

Researchers develop novel assay to detect Chinese coronavirus

Poor diet among infants' mothers linked to rise in Congenital Zika Syndrome cases

Poor diet among infants' mothers linked to rise in Congenital Zika Syndrome cases

Researchers discover hundreds of novel viruses in insects

Researchers discover hundreds of novel viruses in insects

Zika virus can affect infants despite ‘normal’ testing at birth

Zika virus can affect infants despite ‘normal’ testing at birth

Study underscores the importance of long-term follow-up for Zika-exposed infants

Study underscores the importance of long-term follow-up for Zika-exposed infants

Scientists unveil how Zika virus replicates

Scientists unveil how Zika virus replicates

Experimental Zika vaccine improves fetal outcomes in rhesus macaque model

Experimental Zika vaccine improves fetal outcomes in rhesus macaque model

Researchers make significant advances in developing novel Zika virus vaccine

Researchers make significant advances in developing novel Zika virus vaccine

Single, higher dose of Zika vaccine to pregnant female mice protects both mom and fetus

Single, higher dose of Zika vaccine to pregnant female mice protects both mom and fetus

Developments in the search for a Zika vaccine - success in mice and a new platform for flavivirus vaccines

Developments in the search for a Zika vaccine - success in mice and a new platform for flavivirus vaccines

Fetal heart rate could predict future heart health of babies

Fetal heart rate could predict future heart health of babies

Study reports way to predict dengue transmission globally

Study reports way to predict dengue transmission globally

Research uncovers mechanism that triggers inflammatory process by Mayaro virus

Research uncovers mechanism that triggers inflammatory process by Mayaro virus

U of T, ASU scientists develop first direct gene circuit

U of T, ASU scientists develop first direct gene circuit

Sterilizing mosquitoes may be the answer to curb Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya, WHO reports

Sterilizing mosquitoes may be the answer to curb Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya, WHO reports

Study provides new insights into potential outcomes of Zika virus infection

Study provides new insights into potential outcomes of Zika virus infection

Study sheds light on how Zika virus causes microcephaly in newborns

Study sheds light on how Zika virus causes microcephaly in newborns

Researchers generate reliable maps for transmission risk of Zika virus

Researchers generate reliable maps for transmission risk of Zika virus

Zika virus causes altered immune responses and brain abnormalities in healthy pig offspring

Zika virus causes altered immune responses and brain abnormalities in healthy pig offspring