#Zika

  • Article: Successful Swarm of 'Special Mosquitoes' Could Tackle 3 Deadly Diseases
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    Successful Swarm of 'Special Mosquitoes' Could Tackle 3 Deadly Diseases

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 2, 2018

    A project like this could help put an end to outbreaks of malaria and Zika. Read more

  • Article: Brazil's Infant Mortality Rate Rose for the First Time in Over 25 Years
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    Brazil's Infant Mortality Rate Rose for the First Time in Over 25 Years

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Dana Brandes-Simon|July 18, 2018

    Health experts say the Zika virus outbreak and the economic crisis are to blame. Read more

  • Article: Australian Scientists Just Eliminated 80% of Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes in 3 Towns
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    Australian Scientists Just Eliminated 80% of Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes in 3 Towns

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 11, 2018

    Aedes aegypti mosquitoes spread diseases like dengue fever and the Zika virus. Read more

  • Article: Drones Full of Sterile Mosquitoes Are Taking on Zika in Brazil
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    Drones Full of Sterile Mosquitoes Are Taking on Zika in Brazil

    April 26, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    They're releasing millions of mosquitoes per month. Read more

  • Article: 3 Times the Fight to End Polio Helped Prevent Other Health Emergencies
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    3 Times the Fight to End Polio Helped Prevent Other Health Emergencies

    By Shakira Donovan|Oct. 24, 2017

    Polio eradication efforts are helping to advance the movement for universal health care. Read more

  • Article: This Technology Could Prevent Mosquito-Borne Pathogens
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    This Technology Could Prevent Mosquito-Borne Pathogens

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 16, 2017

    “Gene drive” could be the answer to mosquito-borne diseases — or the next biological nightmare. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Brazilian Scientist Working to Develop a Zika Vaccine
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    Meet the Brazilian Scientist Working to Develop a Zika Vaccine

    June 19, 2017|Johnson & Johnson

    Her team's efforts may one day vanquish the virus. Read more

  • Article: Brazil Declares Zika Emergency Is Over, But Virus Still Remains A Threat
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    Brazil Declares Zika Emergency Is Over, But Virus Still Remains A Threat

    By Gabriella Canal|May 12, 2017

    The virus that caused thousands of babies to be born with birth defects may finally be under control Read more