Zeroing in on Zika


A vaccine against Zika may soon be a reality.


Zika virus particles (red) shown in African green monkey kidney cells.
Zika virus particles (red) shown in African green monkey kidney cells.
NIAID

Although most people experience a mild illness or no symptoms when infected with Zika virus, babies born to women infected with Zika virus during pregnancy may have birth defects and/or develop health problems in their early years.

The first human trials of a vaccine against the virus have recently begun.

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  1. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-08/nioa-nb081518.php
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