Zika Vaccine: Human Trials On Mosquito Saliva Begin
Human testing has begun on a new vaccine that makes humans taste bad to Aedes Aegypti, the Zika-carrying tropical mosquito. The National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) launched last week Phase 1 of clinical trials to test a vaccine intended to protect against mosquito-born viruses.
Update On Zika: WHO To Launch Strongest Zika Vaccine But After 2020;
As Zika becomes a globally epidemic disease, have we reached the success in our fight against the virus? What’s the truth behind the claims regarding the possible alleged strongest Zika vaccine set to be released after 2020? Is there a particular cause for the delay? Here’s what authorities have to say
New Zika Vaccine Could Protect With A Single Dose
A new Zika vaccine is showing potential to protect against the virus with one dose. A research team led by scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania reported this week that preclinical test shows promising immune responses to both mice and monkeys. They have observed speedy effectiveness of the vaccine.
Find Out Why Connecticut’s Protein Sciences Corp Is Making Its Waves On Zika Vaccine, Can They Finally Hold The Answer To The Problem?
Considering the continuous quest of scientists in looking for the right amount of solution to the long dreaded Zika virus, can Connecticut’s Protein Sciences Corp finally hold the key in putting a stop to the problem? Find out what health experts have to say
Pioneered Zika Vaccine News Update: Responded 'Healthy Antibodies' Shows
This clinical study tracked successful pre-clinical testing of GLS-5700 in mice and monkeys in the first half of this year 2016.
Zika Virus Can Live On Hard Surfaces For Hours, Researchers Say
The Zika virus is most commonly transmitted to humans as the result of a bite from an infected mosquito. But according to a new research, Zika Virus can prolong its life on hard surfaces.
Army-Developed Zika Virus Vaccine Begins For Human Testing
The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) began vaccinations to test the safety and immunogenicity of the Zika purified inactivated virus (ZPIV) vaccine. Seventy-five healthy adults will be recruited to participate in the trial at WRAIR's Clinical Trial Center in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Which Mosquito Repellents Can Protect You Against Zika Virus?
With the absence of vaccines to prevent Zika virus or drugs for treatment when bitten by the Aedes mosquito carrying the said virus, people are in search for the best mosquito repellant that can add an extra layer of mosquito bite protection.