Developing Zika vaccines: The lessons for disease X

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There is an urgent need to develop vaccines against emerging diseases, including those caused by pathogens that are currently unknown to cause human disease, termed 'disease X'. Here, Zika virus infection is considered as an example of disease X. The speed of Zika vaccine development provides optimism for our ability to prepare vaccines against unknown pathogens.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number47
JournalGenome Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jun 26 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Genetics(clinical)


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