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Newswise — West Nile Virus—a potentially deadly infection spread by mosquito bites—is now a permanent resident of Arizona, according to a study by

Newswise Jan 15 2019 - 09:20

A cellular protein that interacts with invading viruses appears to help enable the infection process of the Zika virus, according to an internation

Medical Xpress Jan 15 2019 - 03:31

Researchers believe they have targeted the next carriers and origins of future major diseases which could spread around the World.

Daily Express Jan 15 2019 - 03:30

There is at least one major difference between Ebola and the Zika virus: Zika can’t be transmitted through “casual contact,” health officials said.

Journal-News Jan 14 2019 - 00:58

A new development in molecular biology is a step towards enabling mobile and instant diagnosis of viruses like Ebola or Zika in the field.

digitaltrends.com Jan 12 2019 - 04:00

The Zika virus is not the only mosquito-borne virus pregnant women need to know about.

Glamour Jan 10 2019 - 06:16

Paz-Bailey and colleagues (Sept.

The New England Journal of Medicine Jan 9 2019 - 14:08

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, in collaboration with The Wistar Institute and the University of Pennsylvania announced the initiation of the first human s

Pharmabiz Jan 9 2019 - 01:30

THOUSANDS of Zika virus cases went unreported in Cuba in 2017, according to an analysis of data on travellers to the Caribbean island.

New Scientist Jan 8 2019 - 09:47

The government has urged the US to "withdraw or modify" its advisory against travelling in India, which was issued after Zika cases were

NDTV Jan 8 2019 - 07:47


Doctors Lounge Jan 7 2019 - 21:34

A new study has estimated that nationwide universal screening for Zika virus among donated blood was not cost-effective during the first year of th

Medscape Jan 7 2019 - 14:34

Universal screening of individual blood donations for Zika virus, which began in 2016, was not cost-effective in the 50 states during the first yea

Medical Xpress Jan 7 2019 - 14:28

In the United States, universal screening of blood donations for Zika virus was not cost-effective during the first year, according to research pub

Healio Jan 7 2019 - 14:10

A new market study, titled “Zika Virus Vaccines by Company Profile, Deals Type, Funding, Clinical Trials Insight, Regulatory Landscape & Recent

Medgadget Jan 7 2019 - 02:32

(Trinidad Guardian) The moth­er of a two-year-old boy with birth de­fects as­so­ci­at­ed with the Zi­ka virus has threat­ened to sue the State over

stabroeknews.com Jan 5 2019 - 05:03

Almost three years since the Zika virus burst onto the international news, the U.S.

LancasterOnline Jan 3 2019 - 07:05

A Louisiana police department tried to trick people in possession of crystal meth into handing it in by falsely saying a local batch of the drug wa

INSIDER Jan 2 2019 - 12:51

The photo pops off the screen like a tainted Oliver Twist illustration— but instead of a full bowl of tummy-filling porridge, two open-palmed hands

Newsweek Jan 2 2019 - 12:23

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MedPage Today Jan 2 2019 - 06:02

Louisiana Police Department had a little trick up their sleeve this past week!

WABC-TV Jan 1 2019 - 12:29

SALEM — As the calendar flips to 2019, we sweep up a few odds and ends in last-minute state political and government news to go along with the New

The Bulletin Jan 1 2019 - 07:29

(Meredith) – A police department in Louisiana jokingly issued a fake advisory over the weekend, warning meth users that the drug may be “contaminat

WNEM-TV Jan 1 2019 - 04:15

SALEM — As the calendar flips to 2019, we sweep up a few odds and ends in last-minute state political and government news to go along with the New

The Bulletin Jan 1 2019 - 00:01

I’m all for playing by the stupid criminals playbook, and I do enjoy a good joke.

The Advocate Dec 31 2018 - 14:29

On 29 December 2018, the Police Department of Harahan, Louisiana, posted a warning on Facebook advising local residents that if they had “recently

Snopes.com Dec 31 2018 - 11:57

In a final attempt to catch the bad guys in 2018, Louisiana cops offer to test people's meth to make sure it isn't contaminated.

KSAT Dec 31 2018 - 11:37

Reporters, not drug users, apparently were the only ones gullible enough to fall for an unoriginal hoax by police in Louisiana.

HuffPost Dec 31 2018 - 10:43

The officer who cooked up the story adds that he collects "a lot of great (and incredibly raw) intelligence" by reading comment threads.

Reason Dec 31 2018 - 10:15

After some confusion, a police chief in Louisiana said a viral Facebook post about meth being contaminated with the Zika virus was a stunt meant to

WFAA Dec 31 2018 - 04:49

A Louisiana police department's tongue-in-cheek offer to test drug users' meth for the Zika virus is going, well, viral.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Dec 31 2018 - 00:25

If you’ve heard that methamphetamine in Louisiana comes with the Zika virus, well, that’s fake news. The meth is just meth.

The Advocate Dec 30 2018 - 18:20

The Harahan Police Department knows how to get social media clicks.

The Advocate Dec 30 2018 - 16:34

The Harahan Police Department has made an offer that they're hoping some will utilize.

Newsweek Dec 30 2018 - 15:00

(Newser) – 'Tis the season for cheeky police departments, and this Sunday we present you with the fine officers in Harahan, La., who are appar

Newser Dec 30 2018 - 13:31

HARAHAN, La. — A Louisiana police department claims that methamphetamine purchased in the state may be contaminated with the Zika virus.

KHOU Dec 30 2018 - 13:13

HARAHAN, La. — A police department in Louisiana says they’re offering a rather unusual service.

fox8 Dec 30 2018 - 13:11


ABC Action News Dec 30 2018 - 08:24

HARASHAN, La. – Police in Louisiana are encouraging anyone with crystal meth to bring it to them to be tested for the Zika virus.

WGHP Dec 30 2018 - 08:14

A Louisiana police department is ready to lend a helping hand to secure methamphetamine from the ravages of a mosquito-borne disease.

dailymail.co.uk Dec 30 2018 - 07:47


WWLP-22News Dec 30 2018 - 04:36

uh...Zika virus.

New York Daily News Dec 30 2018 - 02:55

Meth recently bought in Louisiana may be contaminated with Zika virus, Harahan Police Department announced Saturday in a Facebook post.

The Advocate Dec 29 2018 - 21:00

The Harahan Police Department is asking people who might have crystal meth in their possession to come to their police department or go to your loc

KLFY News 10 Dec 29 2018 - 18:53

India has asked the United States’ public health agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to “withdraw or modify” an advisory it iss

Scroll Dec 28 2018 - 20:20

We assessed how community education efforts influenced pregnant women's Zika prevention behaviors during the 2016 Centers for Disease Control

Medscape Dec 23 2018 - 21:07

University of Florida researchers, with funding from the state of Florida, have developed a rapid, cost-effective point-of-care test for the Zika v

University of Florida News Dec 21 2018 - 07:10