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Boston-Based Research Shows Promise for Zika Virus Vaccine
- WGHB News
- By: Marilyn Schairer & Michael Agnello
Researchers at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have made some promising advances in developing a vaccine to halt the spread of the mosquito-born Zika virus.
Less than a year after Brazilian officials confirmed the country’s first case in 2015, the World Health Organization declared the virus a public health emergency due to its link to fetal microcephaly. Since then, health officials have made stopping the spread of the Zika virus a global priority.