Zika Virus News and Research

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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
DZIF scientists reveal problems with available diagnostics for Zika and chikungunya virus

DZIF scientists reveal problems with available diagnostics for Zika and chikungunya virus

Cellular protein that interacts with viruses appears to enable infection process of Zika virus

Cellular protein that interacts with viruses appears to enable infection process of Zika virus

FDA approves initiation of first-in-human trial of DNA-encoded monoclonal antibody

FDA approves initiation of first-in-human trial of DNA-encoded monoclonal antibody

Scientists identify wildlife species that are most likely to host flaviviruses

Scientists identify wildlife species that are most likely to host flaviviruses

KU Leuven scientists develop new vaccine against Zika virus

KU Leuven scientists develop new vaccine against Zika virus

Study finds drug targets for Ebola, Dengue, and Zika viruses

Study finds drug targets for Ebola, Dengue, and Zika viruses

Risk Analysis publishes special issue on communicating about Zika virus

Risk Analysis publishes special issue on communicating about Zika virus

New vaccine candidate for Zika virus proves to be effective in mice and monkeys

New vaccine candidate for Zika virus proves to be effective in mice and monkeys

Researchers generate six antibodies to diagnose and treat Zika virus

Researchers generate six antibodies to diagnose and treat Zika virus

The Native Antigen Company launches ground-breaking Zika virus immunoassays

The Native Antigen Company launches ground-breaking Zika virus immunoassays

Scientists discover biomarkers for Zika-related birth defects

Scientists discover biomarkers for Zika-related birth defects

Wild monkeys in the Americas transmit Zika virus to humans via mosquitoes, reports study

Wild monkeys in the Americas transmit Zika virus to humans via mosquitoes, reports study

Monkeys infected with Zika virus points to a sylvatic transmission cycle

Monkeys infected with Zika virus points to a sylvatic transmission cycle

Scientists engineer antiviral peptide that exploits Achilles' heel of Zika virus

Scientists engineer antiviral peptide that exploits Achilles' heel of Zika virus

A new approach identified to control Zika virus, dengue fever

A new approach identified to control Zika virus, dengue fever

UTMB researchers develop less expensive way to produce vaccines

UTMB researchers develop less expensive way to produce vaccines

Understanding mosquitoes’ mating behavior is key for developing vector control strategies

Understanding mosquitoes’ mating behavior is key for developing vector control strategies

UNC researchers receive NIH award to study maternal-fetal transmission of Zika virus

UNC researchers receive NIH award to study maternal-fetal transmission of Zika virus

Zika virus could become a weapon against brain cancer

Zika virus could become a weapon against brain cancer

Researchers harness Zika virus vaccine under development to target glioblastoma

Researchers harness Zika virus vaccine under development to target glioblastoma