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Zika virus

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Zika's other children
Published Oct 12, 2017
A powerful look at the families—and siblings—who carry the weight of Brazil's Zika epidemic
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Economic impact of Zika outbreak could exceed $18B in Latin America, Caribbean
Published May 8, 2017
Carey School researchers conduct rapid assessment analysis based on existing data on incidence, transmission of virus linked to birth defects
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Study: Zika outbreak in U.S. could come with high costs
Published May 4, 2017
Researchers use computer models to estimate the potential impact of outbreak based on various epidemic sizes
Fetal health
Zika may cause miscarriages
Published Feb 21, 2017
In mouse study, exposure to virus led to higher rates of miscarriages, babies born with thin brain tissue, brain inflammation
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New evidence links Zika, Guillain-Barré
Published Oct 5, 2016
Johns Hopkins neurologist collaborates with scientists in Colombia to document biological, viral association
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Scientists aim to fast-track Zika treatment
Published Aug 29, 2016
In large-scale screen of existing drugs, researchers identify three drugs effective enough in lab to warrant further study
Global Health
Hopkins Medicine launches Zika center
Published Aug 24, 2016
Center team will provide comprehensive care to patients with mosquito-borne virus, conduct research
Public health
Chasing down Zika virus
Published Aug 18, 2016
Rising senior Lara Gaffney, captain of JHU's women's cross country team, helps Baltimore City Health Department's efforts to prevent mosquito-borne virus / The Baltimore Sun
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4 JHU teams win funding to combat Zika virus
Published Aug 10, 2016
Projects are among 21 selected for accelerated development in USAID Zika challenge
Fight the bite
Mosquito misgivings
Published June 8, 2016
Florida residents oppose use of genetically modified mosquitoes to curb population