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NIH scientists track Zika virus transmission in mice

20:00 EDT 2 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists have developed a mouse model to study Zika virus transmitted sexually from males to females, as well as vertically from a pregnant female to her fetus. They are using the model to study how and when the virus is spread, including how the virus crosses the placenta, as well as to investigate potential treatments to block virus transmission.

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