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Zika vaccine, new study offers hope

Written By Betty van der Mark on Sunday, August 7, 2016 | 8:05 AM

The U.S. is the most recent country added to the list; last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed mosquito-borne transmission of the virus in Wynwood - a neighborhood of Miami, FL. Many people infected with the virus experience no symptoms at all, but for pregnant women and their babies, however, Zika can have very serious consequences. Researchers have completed a second round of preclinical trials of a Zika vaccine, and results show it offered complete protection against the virus in monkeys. Read more: Medical News Today