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Infectious Diseases A-Z: Zika virus cases lower, but virus remains a risk

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Infectious Diseases A-Z: Zika virus cases lower, but virus remains a risk ... The number of reported Zika virus cases is much lower so far this year than at ... that pregnant women avoid travel to Zika-endemic areas. We know that there is ... specialist at Mayo Clinic. Contracting Zika during pregnancy can cause microcephaly and ... Watch: Dr. Pritish Tosh discusses Zika update. https://youtu.be/Z4RmqcU

Zika virus also may have harmful heart effects, research shows in first report in adults

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Zika virus also may have harmful heart effects, research shows in first report ... ROCHESTER, Minn. — Zika also may have serious effects on the heart ... Venezuela, of nine adult patients with Zika and no previous history of cardiovascular ... heart failure. It is known that Zika can cause microcephaly, a severe birth ... thought we might see the same with Zika. But we were surprised by the severity

Pediatricians Central in Zika Patient Care

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Pediatricians Central in Zika Patient Care ... continue to track pregnant women with Zika infections, the organization has said ... indicates that children affected with Zika will need multidisciplinary care, particularly ... play a critical role in following a Zika-exposed infant or child, not only to ... Related posts: Non-travel Zika Case Spurs Concerns: Tips for Protection (July

Mayo Clinic Minute: Zika Endemic Areas

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Mayo Clinic Minute: Zika Endemic Areas ... Zika virus has been reported in Belize ... adding to the number of countries where Zika-infected mosquitoes have been found ... Prevention reports 358 travel-associated Zika virus cases, though none has been acquired locally ... Poland and Dr. Pritish Tosh talk about Zika-infected countries and why couples who

U.S. to Screen All Blood Donations for Zika

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to Screen All Blood Donations for Zika ... donated blood be tested for Zika virus have been issued by the U.S. Food and ... blood supply from risks such as the Zika virus is our culture in the blood donor ... community. As the epidemiology of the Zika virus becomes increasingly complex —  now ... implementing this new molecular test for Zika virus," explains Dr. Kreuter. Watch

HPV vaccine / Zika virus / obesity and cancer risk / complex aortic aneurysm: Mayo Clinic Radio

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HPV vaccine / Zika virus / obesity and cancer risk / complex aortic aneurysm: ... also will provide the latest update on Zika virus. Also on the program, oncologist ... zika virus

Mayo Clinic Minute: What women need to know about Zika

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Minute: What women need to know about Zika ... traveling to areas where there's a known Zika virus outbreak. https://youtu.be ... the Zika virus is known to be present. “The major problem with Zika is if ... if you get Zika while you’re pregnant.” Dr. Mary Jo Kasten explains that mosquitoes ... mosquitoes transmit the Zika virus. “You might not get sick yourself, but

WHO Convening Zika Virus Emergency Committee

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WHO Convening Zika Virus Emergency Committee ... Committee Monday, Feb. 1, in response to Zika virus outbreaks in parts of Latin and ... The reason we are concerned about Zika virus is that there is a risk to pregnant ... pregnancy." Dr. Pritish Tosh discusses Zika virus in the video below, which includes ... must be bitten by a mosquito carrying Zika virus. It cannot be transmitted person-to-person