Zika virus

Why Zika causes birth defects in some pregnancies?

Severe birth defects caused by the Zika virus may be related to the kinds of antibodies infected mothers produce to fight the disease, a study by YSPH researchers and others shows.

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

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

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: Symptoms, Prevention, Instructions to cure

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...