Zika Update

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A group of scientist working on a vaccine for Zika reported a vaccine that successfully protected mice from contracting Zika. This is a big step toward producing a vaccine that is safe and effective for humans.

Texas, which had 6 cases of Zika transmission within the state in 2016 is issuing new guidelines for Zika testing. Zika symptoms are similar to other viral infections. People presenting with 3 of these 4 symptoms: rash, fever, redness in the eye, and joint pain are asked…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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