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

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Vaccines
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Zika Virus : Diagnosis, Therapeutics, and Vaccine. / Shan, Chao; Xie, Xuping; Barrett, Alan; Garcia-Blanco, Mariano; Tesh, Robert B.; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando Da Costa; Vasilakis, Nikos; Weaver, Scott; Shi, Pei-Yong.

In: ACS Infectious Diseases, Vol. 2, No. 3, 11.03.2016, p. 170-172.

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Shan, Chao ; Xie, Xuping ; Barrett, Alan ; Garcia-Blanco, Mariano ; Tesh, Robert B. ; Vasconcelos, Pedro Fernando Da Costa ; Vasilakis, Nikos ; Weaver, Scott ; Shi, Pei-Yong. / Zika Virus : Diagnosis, Therapeutics, and Vaccine. In: ACS Infectious Diseases. 2016 ; Vol. 2, No. 3. pp. 170-172.
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