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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
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

Researchers investigate whether Zika reservoirs are found in the Americas

Researchers investigate whether Zika reservoirs are found in the Americas

Innovative model identifies primate species with potential to transmit Zika in the Americas

Innovative model identifies primate species with potential to transmit Zika in the Americas

Premature babies also have protective anti-viral antibodies

Premature babies also have protective anti-viral antibodies

New method for on-the-spot genome analysis

New method for on-the-spot genome analysis

New sensing tool could aid in early detection of Dengue virus

New sensing tool could aid in early detection of Dengue virus

Researchers quantify link between Zika infection and microcephaly in Brazil

Researchers quantify link between Zika infection and microcephaly in Brazil

Mother's dengue immunity influences the severity of Zika infection in infants

Mother's dengue immunity influences the severity of Zika infection in infants

Scientists shed light on the history of Zika virus in Thailand

Scientists shed light on the history of Zika virus in Thailand

Study: Chikungunya virus arrived in Brazil at least one year before it was detected

Study: Chikungunya virus arrived in Brazil at least one year before it was detected