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Vaccine against Zika Virus Being Tested in Vienna

The clinical study will focus on identifying the most suitable doses of the vaccine candidate in regard to immunogenicity, safety, and tolerability

World Experts to Attend Cuban Regional Forum on Zika

Cuba will host a regional meeting on Zika and other diseases October 20 and 21 with the attendance of renowned experts from The Americas and Europe, along with specialists who have been involved in the fight of  Zika

New Zika Virus Infected Patients Identified in Cuba

The Cuban Ministry of Public Health has informed about three new cases of patients with imported Zika virus, for a total of 25 on the island so far, according to the daily Granma newspaper

Cuba Identifies Seventh Zika Virus Imported Case

The Ministry of Public Health of Cuba confirmed the 7th imported case of zika virus.  The patient is a local doctor, who arrived in the country from Brazil last March 22

Cuba Identifies First Patient Infected with Local Zika Virus

Cuba had already reported four previous Zika cases, all related to persons who contracted the disease in Venezuela

Cuba Ministry of Health Confirms Second Imported Zika Case

The first imported Zika case was reported on March 1, related to a 28-year old Venezuelan doctor who arrived in the island on February 21

Cuba Diagnoses First Imported Zika Virus Case

Cuba diagnosed first imported Zika case, a Venezuelan doctor who came to attend a course. She was admitted in Pedro Kouri Institute of Tropical Medicine, the Ministry of Public Health reported

Health Ministers Meet in Uruguay to Discuss Zika Virus

Health ministers of the Common Market of the South (Mercosur) analyze in Montevideo the spread of diseases transmitted by the mosquito Aedes aegypti, including the Zika virus