Zika virus disease incubation period data can help identify risk periods and local virus transmission.
Method could lead to faster, more affordable Zika tests.
Researchers assert that the computer model can calculate the probability that the presence of two Zika cases in an area will lead to an epidemic.
Over two years, Zika has spread to 61 new countries, and still much is unknown about the virus.
Researchers analyzed the spatial and temporal dynamics of the Zika virus epidemic in the Americas with a microsimulation approach.
Studies of Zika infected monkeys revealed long-term hiding places, for the virus, in the body.
Evidence suggests an African Zika epidemic could be undetected.
Zika can cause severe neurological problems including encephalitis, meningoencephalitis, myelitis, and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.
Researchers found fragments of Zika virus RNA in Brazilian tiger mosquitoes, raising the question if Zika may be carried by a species other than Zika’s primary vector., the yellow fever mosquito.
Researchers engineered the Zika virus, deleting one segment of the viral genome to create the vaccine..