News

Zika Workshop Summary Now Available

GloPID-R members hosted the “GloPID-R Zika Virus Research Workshop” in Sao Paulo, Brazil on November 30 – December 2, 2016 to facilitate collaboration between members on Zika funded research projects. The workshop’s aim was to identify and establish collaboration and ... Read more

ZIKAlliance Kick-off Meeting in Brazil

Hosted by University Sao Paulo Medical School at the Centro de Convenções Rebouças ZIKAlliance, the multinational and multidisciplinary consortium coordinated by Inserm, the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, and created in response to a Horizon 2020 funding ... Read more

Global research platforms receive €30M to combat Zika

European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme will set up multinational and multi-disciplinary research consortia to combat Zika virus (ZIKV) infection and build pandemic preparedness in Latin America and the Caribbean over the next 3 to 5 years Read more

Zika Virus Updates

Updates and guidelines

Single Case of Locally Transmitted Zika Identified in Manatee County
12 October 2017 | Florida Department of Health
FDA approves first test for screening Zika virus in blood donations
05 October 2017 | FDA
 

News and Media

We could soon have a vaccine to fight the Zika virus
10 October 2017 | WEF
Better mini brains could help scientists identify treatments for Zika-related brain damage
10 October 2017 | UCLA
First test to detect Zika in blood donations approved
09 October 2017 | MedicalXpress

 

 

Information Portals

WHO: Zika Virus and complications
WHO: Zika: mapping the emerging evidence
Brazilian Ministry of Health's epidemiology portal
Please see our collaborative website on Zika Virus for more information.