Developing vaccines for forgotten flaviviruses

In early 2015, several people presented to hospitals in north-eastern Brazil with mild fever, rashes, conjunctivitis, and muscle and joint pain. Dengue and chikungunya virus infections were the first suspects, but these were soon ruled out by aetiologic (systematic causation study) investigation. Research groups began to investigate the mysterious infection. In May 2015, a team … Continue reading Developing vaccines for forgotten flaviviruses