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Zika Open

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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


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

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

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

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

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

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