Tag: Zika research


CDC Allocates $184 Million for Zika Protection

December 23, 2016

Via: MedlinePlus Health News

Nearly $184 million has been earmarked to protect Americans against Zika virus infection, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. The funding will go to states, territories, local governments and universities. It’s part of $350 million awarded […]

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Zika Connection to Rare Nerve Disorder Bolstered by Study

October 7, 2016

Via: MedlinePlus Health News

In a new report, an international team of researchers said it has developed the strongest evidence to date that Zika virus can cause a rare nerve disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome. Neurologists from Johns Hopkins University working with researchers at six […]