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Scientists Discover Molecular Structure Of Zika Virus, Providing Information To Aid Vaccine, Antiviral Development

News outlets report on a study published Thursday in Science showing the molecular structure of the Zika virus, information that could help researchers develop a vaccine or antiviral.

The Guardian: Zika structure discovered, raising hopes for new ways to combat virus (Davis, 3/31).

Reuters: U.S. study may point the way on how to beat the Zika virus (Steenhuysen, 3/31).

Wall Street Journal: Scientists Identify the Structure of Zika Virus (Long, 3/31).

Washington Post: Zika’s structure has been revealed, bringing scientists closer to a vaccine (Feltman, 3/31).

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