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Cellular protein a target for Zika control

Added: 17.01.2019 19:23 | 8 views | 0 comments

A cellular protein that interacts with invading viruses appears to help enable the infection process of the Zika virus, according to researchers who suggest this protein could be a key target in developing new therapies to prevent or treat Zika virus infection.


Game over for Zika? KU Leuven researchers develop promising vaccine

Added: 17.01.2019 18:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

Scientists have developed a new vaccine against the Zika virus. This vaccine should prevent the virus from causing microcephaly and other serious conditions in unborn babies.

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Zika virus study reveals possible causes of brain pathology

Added: 17.01.2019 18:41 | 1 views | 0 comments

In healthy individuals, the Zika virus causes flu-like symptoms. If a pregnant woman becomes infected, the unborn child can suffer from severe brain abnormalities as a result of mechanisms that have not yet been explained. A study shows that Zika virus proteins bind to cellular proteins that are required for neural development.

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Exclusive: Cuba failed to report thousands of Zika virus cases in 2017

Added: 16.01.2019 20:21 | 3 views | 0 comments

An analysis of travel logs has revealed an unreported outbreak of Zika in Cuba, which might have increased the risk of infection in other countries

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Global Health: A Virus Even More Dangerous Than Zika to Pregnant Women

Added: 15.01.2019 17:19 | 20 views | 0 comments

The Zika virus must take the “side roads” into the placenta to infect a fetus, one researcher said — but the Rift Valley fever virus takes the “expressway.”

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