Anne Drapkin Lyerly and our Carleigh Krubiner & Ruth Faden comment on the rapid spread of Zika virus, and the importance of ensuring that the needs of pregnant women are uppermost in prevention plans, including research with pregnant women to secure reliable information

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A high-profile congressional campaign against the use of fetal tissue in medical research is hitting a tough-to-ignore obstacle in the shape of the Zika virus, now blamed for thousands of birth defects in South America

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The emerging Zika virus epidemic is bringing to light a longstanding ethical challenge in medical research: the inclusion of pregnant women

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Monkeying Around

April 20, 2016

China, with its freedom from the ethical pressures experienced by researchers elsewhere, is poised to become the go-to country for work on non-human primates

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With the Zika virus spreading through Latin American and into U.S. territory, lots of researchers want to pursue projects to help fight the disease. But there’s one problem. Money

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Fetal tissue may prove crucial to probing link between virus and birth defects

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With the Zika virus spreading largely unchecked in Latin America and the Caribbean by way of a now-notorious insect, some of the nation’s leading mosquito researchers are striving to assemble a state-of-the-art DNA map that they say will help them fight the disease with the mosquito’s own genetic code

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Vice president among speakers at dedication of $125 million Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy

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