Posts Tagged Zika virus

USF Health launches new Florida Department of Health-supported Zika Referral Center

Center connects pregnant women and their families, and the region’s medical professionals, to USF experts in preventing, diagnosing and treating the mosquito-borne virus The photos seen worldwide after […]

USF among four state universities to study Zika and other diseases through CDC grant

The University of South Florida will collaborate on a new $10 million grant from Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to study ways to help stop the Zika […]

USF plays role in study showing DNA-based Zika vaccine protects against infection, brain damage

USF Health Morsani College of Medicine immunologist Kenneth Ugen, PhD, participated in a new study demonstrating how a synthetic DNA vaccine approach successfully protected against infection, brain damage and […]

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USF Health experts lead international public health conversation on Zika virus threat [video]

Visit USF’s Zika at Our Doorstep website Florida has become ground zero for the Zika virus – home of the first non-travel related cases of the mosquito-borne virus […]

Zika Virus Update #3: Q&A

By Douglas A. Holt, MD Andor Szentivanyi Professor of Medicine Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (As of 8/04/2016) What […]

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Zika Virus UPDATE #2: Q&A

By Douglas A. Holt, MD Andor Szentivanyi Professor of Medicine Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (Updated June 24, 2016) […]

Zika Virus UPDATE #1: Q&A

The Zika virus pandemic continues to expand. As of March 23, 2016 there were 39 countries included on the CDC’s Travel Alerts (http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices). In a remarkably short span […]