Tag: Zika virus

Here’s how Zika virus strips immune cells of their identity

Washington D.C. [USA]: A recent study has noted that Zika virus infects the very cells that are supposed to protect…

Experimental vaccine shows potential against Zika virus

New York: An experimental single dose vaccine against the Zika virus has proven to be powerful in mice, new research…

New compounds identified to treat Zika virus

Washington: A new chemical compound has shown promising antiviral activity that has major potential for treating Zika virus. According to…

Smartphone-based tech helps rapid detection of Zika virus

New York: Leveraging nanoparticles and digital health technology, researchers have transformed a smartphone into a device capable of detecting Zika…

Zika’s effects on newborns persist even in adults: Study

Sao Paulo: Scientists have discovered that Zika virus infection that can lead to birth defects and other complications such as…

New tool to rapidly, noninvasively detect Zika virus in mosquitoes

Sydney: Researchers have developed a cheap and effective tool that could rapidly as well as noninvasively save lives by helping…

Relatives of Zika virus may cause birth defects

Washington: Relatives of the Zika virus, especially West Nile, can spread from an infected pregnant mouse to her fetuses, causing…

Hepatitis C drug could be effective against Zika virus

New York: Researchers have found that a drug used to treat Hepatitis C may work effectively as a potential treatment…

Immune response to Zika virus may harm fetal development: Study

Washington: A study has recently revealed that the proteins that mount a potent immune response to Zika viral infection can…

Immune response to Zika virus may harm fetal development: Study

Washington: A study has recently revealed that the proteins that mount a potent immune response to Zika viral infection can…

New zika vaccine promises to protect against infections

New Delhi: Scientists in the US have developed an experimental Zika vaccine which has been found safe in preventing infections.…

Get tested for Zika more than once, study advises mothers-to-be

New Delhi: A study has advised expecting mothers to get tested for Zika more than once, saying that just one…

Decoded: How Zika virus infects developing brain

New York: Researchers have found that the Zika virus is transmitted from mother to a foetus by infected cells that…