By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the local Zika transmission situation in in Hyères city, Var department, France, health officials reported Wednesday (computer translated) an additional...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since May, Public Health France has reported a number of travel-associated and locally acquired dengue fever, chikungunya and Zika cases through seasonal enhanced...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a report earlier this month, Paca Regional Health Agency (ARS) and Public Health France are reporting (computer translated) a second locally acquired...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Malaysia Ministry of Health (MOH) reported a confirmed Zika virus in a patient from Perak state. This is the first case reported in the country since 2016. According...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews French health officials reported (computer translated) the first autochthonous Zika case of the year. The case was confirmed in Hyères city, Var department in southeastern...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dengue fever The number of dengue fever cases in Singapore has reached 12,000, according to numbers from the National Environment Agency (NEA). As of 16 September...

Researchers have generated six Zika virus antibodies that could be used to test for and possibly treat a mosquito-borne disease that has infected more than 1.5 million people worldwide. The antibodies...

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. and Valneva SE announced this week positive interim results for the Phase 1 study evaluating VLA1601, their vaccine candidate against the Zika virus. The highly purified...

USC researchers have identified biomarkers associated with severe birth defects in babies born to women infected with the Zika virus, a discovery that could lead to screening tests and a better understanding...

Today the FDA announced the availability of a revised final guidance: “Revised Recommendations for Reducing the Risk of Zika Virus Transmission by Blood and Blood Components.” This revised guidance...