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Scientists from the University of Cambridge are beginning a trial to examine whether Zika virus could be used as a cancer cure for patients with brain tumours. more

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Scientists at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have developed a new mouse model that may help explore the potential activity of Zika virus vaccines and therapeutics. more

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Patients who take plasma or urine derived medicines have no risk of contamination from the Zika virus, according to assessments carried out by European Medicines Agency and authorities in the EU Member States. more

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Virologists from KU Leuven, Belgium, have shown that an experimental antiviral drug against hepatitis C slows down the development of Zika in mice. more

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A once abandoned drug could be used to fight Ebola, Zika and dengue viruses, according to scientists from Stanford University more

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The University of Manchester has been given £177,713 to fund the development of a Zika virus vaccine as part of an initiative to counter the disease more

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With Valentines Day over and Easter fast-approaching, the second month of the year is already drawing to a close. We take a look at our most read stories from the last month. Two down and ten more to go… more

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Improved detection methods are urgently needed for Zika as a vaccine for the virus faces multiple obstacles, according to Global Data Analyst more

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The Zika virus is spreading rapidly across the Americas with some warning that it will get worse as the weather warms, EPM’s Emily Hughes takes a look at some of the wild claims surrounding the Zika virus outbreak more

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The Medical Research Council (MRC) is to make £1m available for research applications tackling the Zika virus more

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Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, has launched a vaccine research and development project targeting the prevention of Zika virus infection and disease more

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