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NIH To Continue Development Of Zika Vaccine As Disease Remains Threat, NIAID Director Says

Bloomberg BNA: NIH Wants to Develop a Zika Vaccine, Hopes Never to Use It
“The Zika virus isn’t going away, and the southern hemisphere may even experience an uptick in cases early next year, the NIH’s infectious disease chief said Sept. 28. That’s why the National Institutes of Health continues to test an experimental vaccine that could prevent the mosquito-borne virus linked to serious birth defects, Anthony S. Fauci said during a policy forum on examining modern medicine…” (Baumann, 9/28).

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