News from the FDA/CDC
Zika-linked birth defects increased in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico.
Zika RNA can persist in blood components for about up to 3 months.
Several studies show incidence of Zika in donor blood correlated to local incidence of disease.
SILVER SPRING, MD – Universal testing of individual blood donations for the presence of Zika virus was unanimously rejected by voting members of...
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci of NIH said one of five Zika vaccine candidates has entered phase 2 testing.
Findings of postnatal onset of symptoms has prompted new Zika management guidelines for infants.
From the Journals
How can health care professionals better identify GBS during Zika outbreaks?
SAN DIEGO - A comparison of risk prevention behaviors in those who were and were not infected suggested that use of mosquito repellent did provide...
The cobas Zika test is the first test approved for screening the blood supply.
CDC officials say Zika virus is still a threat.