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
Zika cases and congenital syndrome associated with Zika virusreported by countries and territories in the Americas, 2015 - 2017. Cumulative cases as of 22 June 2017
23 June 2017 | PAHO/WHO
WHO toolkit for the care and support of people affected by complications associated with Zika virus
21 June 2017 | WHO

News and Media

Study: First Zika microcephaly wave in Brazil was outlier
22 June 2017 | CIDRAP
A Clinic Mix-Up Leaves Pregnant Woman In Dark About Zika Risk
21 June 2017 | Kaiser Health News
More U.S. counties are finding mosquitoes that can spread Zika

20 June 2017 | The Washington Post
Data on Zika in mosquitoes suggest early presence in Rio
20 June 2017 | CIDRAP
Can Zika infection attack the brains of newborns? Scientists head to field for answers
19 June 2017 | STAT
Anxiety drug may prevent common virus that causes birth defects
19 June 2017 | New Scientist

 

 

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.