Zika Update: Two New Zika Vaccine Effective in Mouse Models

  • Nature World News
  • By Jean Raphael

Two new vaccines against Zika virus have proven its effectiveness in preclinical trials involving mice challenged with Zika virus, suggesting that Zika vaccines for humans are still achievable.

Their findings, published in the journal Nature, showed that the two experimental vaccines have protected mice from ZIka virus four to eight weeks after receiving the initial injections.