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  • 'Herd Immunity' May Be Curbing US Zika Numbers - HealthDay

    Aug 17, 2017 | 01:13 am

    'Herd Immunity' May Be Curbing US Zika NumbersHealthDayWEDNESDAY, Aug. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The number of Zika infections has dropped dramatically in Florida this summer, and scientists say herd immunity may be the reason why. In practical terms, herd immunity means that people traveling to the ...

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  • Zika – Focus on the Americas Emergency appeal n° MDR42003 Operations 12-month Update - ReliefWeb

    Aug 16, 2017 | 21:33 pm

    ReliefWebZika – Focus on the Americas Emergency appeal n° MDR42003 Operations 12-month UpdateReliefWebThis 12-month report reflects progress against the objectives as well as a revised budget to reflect changes within budgetary lines. The Haiti Red Cross Society began responding to the Zika outbreak in April 2017 through support made available from ...

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  • Evidence shows mosquitoes capable of carrying Zika virus may have colony in Ontario - CBC.ca

    Aug 16, 2017 | 20:20 pm

    CBC.caEvidence shows mosquitoes capable of carrying Zika virus may have colony in OntarioCBC.caA mosquito species capable of transmitting the Zika virus and other tropical diseases may have established a colony in southwestern Ontario, a development that could mean changes for Canadian healthcare providers. Mosquitoes that could carry Zika found ...and more »

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  • Zika pandemic study shows health authorities can improve communication and monitoring - Medical Xpress

    Aug 16, 2017 | 19:26 pm

    Zika pandemic study shows health authorities can improve communication and monitoringMedical XpressResearchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem who studied health monitoring and communication during the recent Zika pandemic have proposed ways for health authorities to better contain future pandemics. The researchers studied online trends, ...and more »

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  • Zika has all but disappeared in the Americas. Why? - Science Magazine

    Aug 16, 2017 | 19:09 pm

    Science MagazineZika has all but disappeared in the Americas. Why?Science MagazineOne. That is the total number of locally transmitted Zika cases confirmed in the continental United States this year, as of mid-August. That single case, recorded on 26 July in Hidalgo County in Texas, which borders Mexico, contrasts with hundreds of ...and more »

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  • Two Mosquitoes Test Negative For Zika Virus - BlackburnNews.com

    Aug 16, 2017 | 18:48 pm

    BlackburnNews.comTwo Mosquitoes Test Negative For Zika VirusBlackburnNews.comTwo mosquitoes capable of carrying the Zika virus have been found in a Windsor area mosquito trap. However, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit says they both tested negative for Zika and West Nile viruses. Last year, the health unit trapped 17 ...and more »

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  • Mosquito known to transmit Zika virus found in Windsor-Essex trap - CTV News

    Aug 16, 2017 | 18:15 pm

    CTV NewsMosquito known to transmit Zika virus found in Windsor-Essex trapCTV NewsThe Windsor-Essex County Health Unit says two mosquitoes known to transmit the Zika virus have been found in a trap in the area. Two adult Aedes albopictus mosquitoes were discovered in a single enhanced mosquito trap, a BG Sentinel 2 trap. After last ...and more »

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  • To fight the spread of Zika, city conducts door-to-door canvass - KGBT-TV

    Aug 16, 2017 | 16:36 pm

    KGBT-TVTo fight the spread of Zika, city conducts door-to-door canvassKGBT-TV"We don't know if these cases are occurring near the border or further down in Tamaulipas, but being that it is an area where most of our residents go into, it's what we have to look at as health officials," said Brownsville Public Health and Wellness ...and more »

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  • Zika causes up to USD18-B losses in LatAm: UNDP - Philippine Canadian Inquirer

    Aug 16, 2017 | 08:02 am

    Philippine Canadian InquirerZika causes up to USD18-B losses in LatAm: UNDPPhilippine Canadian InquirerBRASILIA — The economic impact on Latin America of the Zika virus has been estimated to reach USD18 billion from 2015 to 2017, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) said here Tuesday. “Zika is responsible for tangible losses to gross ...and more »

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  • Scientists develop improved, potentially safer Zika vaccine - Trinidad Guardian

    Aug 16, 2017 | 07:08 am

    Trinidad GuardianScientists develop improved, potentially safer Zika vaccineTrinidad GuardianA plant is infected with a virus to produce a high yield of vaccine protein components in its leaves. PHOTO: ASU. The worldwide Zika threat first emerged in 2015, infecting millions as it swept across the Americas. It struck great fear in pregnant ...and more »

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