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MH Buzz Special Edition | Vector-Borne Diseases

28 March 2016

 

Zika

The emerging Zika virus epidemic in the Americas: Research priorities
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association

Zika virus infection in pregnant women in Rio de Janeiro — preliminary report
The New England Journal of Medicine

Teratogenic effects of the Zika virus and the role of the placenta
The Lancet

Association between Zika virus and microcephaly in French Polynesia, 2013–15: A retrospective study
The Lancet

Zika virus associated with microcephaly
The New England Journal of Medicine

  

Dengue

Dengue during pregnancy and adverse fetal outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis
The Lancet Infectious Diseases 

Last piece of dengue vaccine puzzle found effective in small trial
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Malaria

Treatment of malaria in pregnancy
The New England Journal of Medicine

Dihydroartemisinin–piperaquine for the prevention of malaria in pregnancy
The New England Journal of Medicine

Four artemisinin-based treatments in African pregnant women with malaria
The New England Journal of Medicine


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