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Zika Virus Kills Brain Cancer Cells In Mice

Zika Virus Kills Brain Cancer Cells In Mice

The Zika virus played the role of 2016’s worst health story. At the centre of that story was the virus’ heartbreaking link to microcephalic babies when it infected their pregnant mothers. But sometimes, the worst vectors can still be used for good.

The WHO Was Wrong To Say Zika Is No Longer An Emergency

The WHO Was Wrong To Say Zika Is No Longer An Emergency

Earlier today, the World Health Organisation declared that the Zika virus, along with its related neurological complications, no longer constitutes an international emergency. The announcement is a troubling development that could threaten important research, while also undermining those who are most affected, namely women, children and the poor.