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The Threat of the Zika Virus and Development of a Vaccine via

by Dr Curt Balch
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The Threat of the Zika Virus and Development of a Vaccine via the use of “Challenge” Clinical Trials The now well-known, feared mosquito-borne Zika virus, is generally propagated by multiple person bites by a mosquito that is indigenous to tropical and subtropical climates. Zika has also recently entered the United States, with travel-related infections noted in all 50 states, and person-to-person transmission in Florida and Puerto Rico.(1) Consequently, mosquito control and containment measures are intensively underway. While predominantly transmitted from person-to-person by bites from its mosquito carrier, Zika can be also transmitted by sexual relations; this mode has been confirmed in […]