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Data sharing in public health emergencies: a call to researchers
- Christopher Dye, Kidist Bartolomeos, Vasee Moorthy, Marie Paule Kieny
Posted: 4 February 2016


Rapid assessment Zika virus knowledge among clinical specialists in Singapore: A cross-sectional survey
- Yung CF, Tam CC, Rajadurai VS, Chan JKY, Low MSF, Ng YH, Thoon KC & Tan LK
Posted: 5 August 2016

A rapid review of personal protective measures for preventing Zika virus infection among pregnant women
- Vicky Nogueira Pileggi, Giordana Campos Braga, Fernando Bellissimo-Rodrigues, João Paulo Dias de Souza
Posted: 21 July 2016

Designing serological diagnostics based on evolutionarily divergent immunogenic regions in the Zika virus genome
- Hsiao-Han Chang, Yonatan H. Grad, David Camerini, & Marc Lipsitch
Posted: 18 July 2016

Antisense inhibition of selenoprotein synthesis by Zika virus may contribute to neurological disorders and microcephaly by mimicking SePP1 knockout and the genetic disease progressive cerebello-cerebral atrophy
- Ethan Will Taylor & Jan A. Ruzicka
Posted: 13 July 2016

Kinetics of Zika virus persistence in semen
- Ralph MHG Huits, Birgit De Smet, Kevin K Ariën, Marjan Van Esbroeck, Bouke C de Jong, Emmanuel Bottieau & Lieselotte Cnops
Posted: 6 July 2016

Non-vector transmission of flaviviruses, with implications for the Zika virus
- Poojan Shrestha, Gail Carson & Peter Horby
Posted: 6 July 2016

Zika virus infection in pregnancy: a systematic review of disease course and complications
- Ezinne C Chibueze, Veronika Tirado, Katharina da Silva Lopes, Olukunmi O Balogun, Yo Takemoto,a Toshiyuki Swa, Amarjargal Dagvadorj, Chie Nagata, Naho Morisaki, Clara Menendez, Erika Ota, Rintaro Mori, Olufemi T Oladapo
Posted: 9 June 2016

Estimating the risk for microcephaly after Zika virus infection in Brazil
- Thomas Jaenisch, Kerstin Daniela Rosenberger, Carlos Brito, Oliver Brady, Patrícia Brasil, Ernesto Marques
Posted: 30 May 2016

Accuracy of ultrasound scanning relative to reference tests for prenatal diagnosis of microcephaly in the context of Zika virus infection: a systematic review of diagnostic test accuracy
- Ezinne C Chibueze, Alex JQ Parsons, Katharina da Silva Lopes, Takemoto Yo, Toshiyuki Swa, Chie Nagata, Nobuyuki Horita, Naho Morisaki, Olukunmi O Balogun, Amarjargal Dagvadorj, Erika Ota, Rintaro Mori, Olufemi T Oladapo
Posted: 25 May 2016

Predicting intensities of Zika infection and microcephaly using transmission intensities of other arboviruses
- Isabel Rodríguez-Barraquer, Henrik Salje, Justin Lessler, & Derek AT Cummings
Posted: 18 May 2016

Transmission of Zika virus through breast milk and other breastfeeding-related bodily-fluids: a systematic review
- Susannah Colt, Maria N Garcia-Casal, Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas, Julia L. Finkelstein, Pura Rayco-Solon, Zita Weise Prinzo, & Saurabh Mehta
Posted: 2 May 2016

Analysis of the genetic divergence in Asian strains of ZIKA virus with reference to 2015-2016 outbreaks
- Jatin Shrinet, Aditi Agrawal, Raj K Bhatnagar & Sujatha Sunil
Posted: 22 April 2016

Evolution of cases of microcephaly and neurological abnormalities suggestive of congenital infection in Brazil: 2015-2016
- Antonio JLA Cunha, Maria Clara Magalhães-Barbosa, Fernanda Lima-Setta & Arnaldo Prata-Barbosa
Posted: 16 March 2016

Detection of immunoglobulin G responses in Haitian children exposed to chikungunya, dengue, and malaria using a multiplex bead assay
- Mathieu JP Poirier, Delynn M Moss, Karla R Feeser, Thomas G Streit, Gwong-Jen J Chang, Matthew Whitney, Brandy J Russell, Barbara W Johnson, Alison J Basile, Christin H Goodman, Amanda K Barry, & Patrick J Lammie
Posted: 14 March 2016

Birth prevalence of microcephaly in India
- Prajkta Bhide & Anita Kar
Posted: 23 February 2016

Estimating a feasible serial interval range for Zika fever
- Maimuna S Majumder, Emily Cohn, Durland Fish & John S Brownstein
Posted: 9 February 2016

Establishing Base Levels of Microcephaly in Brazil Prior to the Arrival of Zika Viral Illnesses
- Charles H. Simmins, Jr.
Posted: 8 February 2016

Microcephaly: normality parameters and its determinants in northeastern Brazil: a multicentre prospective cohort study
- Hermano Alexandre Lima Rocha, Luciano Lima Correia, Álvaro Jorge Madeiro Leite, Jocileide Sales Campos, Anamaria Cavalcante e Silva, Márcia Maria Tavares Machado, Sabrina Gabriele Maia Oliveira Rocha, Nádia Maria Girão Saraiva de Almeida, and Antonio José Ledo Alves da Cunha
Posted: 8 February 2016

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