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Other Insect-Borne Viruses Found in North American Cause Zika-Like Damage to Fetuses, Study Finds

In 2016, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that the Zika virus caused birth defects in babies born to women who had been infected while pregnant. 1,693 more words


West Nile Virus

Viruses are very fascinating, peculiar things.

Although some scientists still debate over whether or not viruses are considered to be living organisms, most currently accept that viruses are pretty much just genetic material (either RNA or DNA) with a protein coat. 131 more words

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West Nile virus causes Zika-like fetal damage

Two viruses closely related to ZikaWest Nile and Powassan – can spread from an infected pregnant mouse to her fetuses, causing brain damage and fetal death, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. 691 more words

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Mosquito trap comes back positive for West Nile Virus in Taylor

TAYLOR, Texas (KXAN) — Trapped mosquitoes collected in Taylor have tested positive for West Nile Virus, leading the city to start spraying insecticide.

The sample was taken on Monday from Robinson Park at 206 S. 435 more words


Local West Nile Virus Survivor Recovering, But Slowly

BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA) — One day he was dancing with his daughter. The next a Beverly Hills philanthropist was on the floor and didn’t know who she was. 590 more words