Blood testing can confuse Zika with dengue and chikungunya, and poses logistical challenges as well.
Singapore and Thailand have reported hundreds of Zika cases each.
The tool enables researchers to create versions of the virus that are stripped of genes that make them infectious.
The World Health Organization (WHO), on November 18, that the Zika virus is no longer considered an international public health emergency.
Myanmar is unprepared for a Zika outbreak. They are facing significant challenges including: the health ministry slashing anti-virus measures, overworked doctors, and a largely unaware public.
More than a dozen companies as well as government health agencies are working to develop a Zika vaccine.
On Friday, November 18, expert advisers to the UN’s global health agency on Zika will decide whether the Zika outbreak still constitutes a crisis.
Red Cross and Red Crescent teams are offering toolkits to help communities prevent transmission of diseases spread by Aedes mosquitoes.
Neonatal mouse model provides a new platform for Zika virus research.
Theories abound, but evidence and explanations are lacking.