Zika

July 6, 2018

Science reporter Amanda Grennell explores the current status of Zika research and outbreak monitoring in a article today on the PBS NewsHour.

July 2, 2018

A study has found that one in four nonhuman primates infected with the Zika virus early in pregnancy miscarried, even though the animals showed few signs of infection.

June 27, 2018

Children exposed to the Zika virus either in pregnancy or early in life should be monitored into adolescence for signs of subtle neurological damage — even if they appeared normal at birth, say researchers at the University of Washington School

April 24, 2018

"Members of a government ethics panel have renewed their criticisms of a controversial study in which volunteers are to be deliberately infected with the Zika virus.

scan of Zika virus case
February 5, 2018

Current criteria using head size to diagnose Zika-related brain injury fail to capture more subtle brain damage that can lead to significant learning problems and mental health disorders later in life, according to Dr.

picture of UW Medicine lab workers
September 15, 2017

(Download video interview and b-roll) Immunology and infectious-disease researcher Michael Gale discusses the prospect for disease spread in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Congress' $1.1 billion funding package for Zika research is only about half of what the nation’s health experts think is needed to combat this new global health emergency, states an opinion piece authored by three faculty members at the Universi

Media contact:  Leila Gray, 206.685.0381, leilag@uw.edu

The Zika virus definitely causes birth defects, according to a special report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published April 13 in the Ne

Mindful of projections that the Zika virus will spread into the United States as summer weather patterns emerge, Dr.

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