Zika

May 20, 2021

Researchers found they could detect heart abnormalities in infants and toddlers months or years after their exposure to the virus.

December 5, 2019

A low-oxygen environment in the womb may foretell which children should be followed closely, study indicates.

October 10, 2019

In seeking ways to protect babies and moms, researchers will explore immune responses, role of the placenta, potential therapeutics and other areas

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 new animal study looked at pregnancy loss, including stillbirth, after infection with the virus.

June 27, 2018

Even those born without signs of Zika infection need long-term monitoring, they warn.

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

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