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Zika virus in blood with red blood cells, a virus which causes Zika fever found in Brazil and other tropical countries

Blood tests reveal broad extent of Zika infection

In a new study by the UC Berkeley, scientists showed that almost half of the population in Managua, Nicaragua, has been infected with the...
The scientific team of the Zika virus study (from left to right): Pietro Scaturro, Prof. Andreas Pichlmair and Dr. Alexey Stukalov

Zika virus protein prevents the development of the Brain

Zika virus disease is caused by a virus transmitted primarily by Aedes mosquitoes, which bite during the day. The virus is associated with an...
Immune response to Zika infection leads to fetal harm

Immune response to Zika infection leads to fetal harm

Similar proteins that mount a strong resistant reaction to Zika infection can likewise hurt the placenta and fetal advancement, as indicated by a Yale-led...
A new paper-based test for Zika virus

A new paper-based test for Zika virus

MIT researchers have just developed a new paper-based test for Zika virus. It demonstrates Zika virus infection within few hours. This test differentiates Zika...
Zikavac: Vaccine to treat Zika Virus

Zikavac: Vaccine to treat Zika Virus

Hey readers, in the previous article I have introduced you all with Zika Virus which leads to Microcephaly, a serious condition which may cause birth...
Zika Virus

Zika virus

Zika virus (ZKIV) is a part of Flaviviridae virus (primarily spread through ticks and mosquitos) family and the Flavivirus genus. Through mosquito’s bites, it...

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