First 'live-attenuated' Zika vaccine comes closer to reality
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Gautam Varma
First 'live-attenuated' Zika vaccine comes closer to reality
Researchers have taken a step closer to producing a promising vaccine for the Zika virus.

The first live-attenuated Zika vaccine, still in the development stage, completely protected mice against the virus after a single vaccination dose, according to a new research from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Instituto Evandro Chagas at the Ministry of Health in Brazil.

While a Zika infection typically results in mild or symptom-free infections in healthy adults and children, the risk of microcephaly and other diseases in the developing fetus is an alarming consequence that has created a worldwide health threat. Pregnant women who are infected with the Zika virus but never display any disease symptoms may still give birth to a baby with microcephaly....

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