June 21, 2016 - The National Institutes of Health and Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz-Fiocruz (Fiocruz), a national scientific research organization linked to the Brazilian Ministry of Health, have begun a multi-country study to evaluate the magnitude of health risks that Zika virus infection poses to pregnant women and their developing fetuses and infants. The study is opening in Puerto Rico and will expand to several locations in Brazil, Colombia and other areas that are experiencing active local transmission of the virus.
Recent News Releases:
- 21 Jun 2016:
- NIH Launches Large Study of Pregnant Women in Areas Affected by Zika Virus
- 01 Jun 2016:
- Program Will Train First Responders and Hazardous Waste Workers on Infectious Disease Safety
- 27 May 2016:
- Media Telebriefing: NTP Cell Phone Radiofrequency Radiation Study: Partial Release of Findings
- 25 May 2016:
- New NIH-EPA Research Centers to Study Environmental Health Disparities
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