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Zika Virus

Zika virus has implications for your male patients (and you)Richard A. Watson, MD, explains why urologists need to be prepared to deal with men’s questions and recommend preventive steps related to Zika virus transmission.
Tips on how to talk to patients about Zika risks
Tips on how to talk to patients about Zika risksWith every passing summer day, the Zika virus alarm becomes more urgent in the United States, making it more important that physicians both address it and dispel rumors with their patients.
Zika vaccine on the horizonThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) plans to help bring a vaccine for the Zika virus to market immediately via Emergent BioSolutions Inc., which also developed the anthrax vaccine.
Zika virus: Arming parents for preventionOver the past several months, we have received information from news reports, local and state departments of health, and from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about the Zika virus, a mosquito-transmitted disease, and the devastating outcomes experienced by some pregnant women who contracted the Zika virus during pregnancy.
Guidance from CDC on Zika test resultsThe CDC has released new guidelines for interpreting Zika virus tests. Also, is the trend for triplet and higher-order birth rate going up or down? Plus: Do preemies benefit from maternal vaccines?
Zika virus: Top mosquito repellent recommendationsWith summer here and concern growing about the spread of the Zika virus to the United States, pediatricians might notice more patients inquiring about how to safely repel mosquitoes and their disease-inducing bites.
Clinically relevant insight for NPs, PAsWe are excited to reveal a new avenue of clinically relevant information and education. Through a partnership with Dermatology Times magazine, we will bring you relevant content culled from the pages of each monthly issue. This month, we've packaged content related to the Zika virus along with insights in managing your pediatric patients.