Zika Virus: Diagnosis, Therapeutics, and Vaccine

Chao Shan, Xuping Xie, Alan Barrett, Mariano Garcia-Blanco, Robert B. Tesh, Pedro Fernando Da Costa Vasconcelos, Nikos Vasilakis, Scott Weaver, Pei-Yong Shi

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Abstract

The current explosive epidemic of Zika virus in South and Central America, as well as the Caribbean, poses a global public health emergency. Here we comment on the challenges on development of better diagnosis and potential therapeutics and vaccine for Zika virus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)170-172
Number of pages3
JournalACS Infectious Diseases
Volume2
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 11 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases

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