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U.S. Moving Forward On Zika Virus Vaccine Research, NIAID Head Fauci Says In TIME Interview

TIME: U.S. Launches ‘Full-court Press’ for a Zika Vaccine
“The United States is pushing to develop a vaccine for the Zika virus, a top health official said Thursday, as doctors warn that the mosquito-borne disease, which causes birth defects in infants and is typically found abroad, has become a growing threat in the U.S. ‘I’ve made it clear that we want to put a full-court press,’ Dr. Anthony Fauci, who heads the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in an interview…” (Sifferlin, 1/21).

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