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
Cartoon Network, PAHO and UNICEF launch second phase of campaign to educate kids about preventing Zika
16 Feb 2017 | PAHO WHO

News and Media
Zika Testing Mistakes Require Re-testing Of Over 400 Specimens
17 Feb 2017 | Forbes
Zika studies yield more fetal infection and testing clues, show persistence in breast milk
14 Feb 2017 | CIDRAP
The campaign to eradicate Zika has trampled over women's rights
13 Feb 2017 | The Independent

 

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.