IBM develops macromolecules that has the ability to trap viruses, disrupt viral replication and block viruses from infecting a cell.
A case of Zika-related microcephaly has been confirmed in Puerto Rico, according to the Puerto Rico Department of Health.
A public health expert urges to postpone or move the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro to prevent a “full-blown global disaster” following the Zika outbreak in Brazil.
The bioreactor was designed by Christopher Hadiono during a summer internship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
The maps identified the "suitable" areas of mosquitoes survival to predict where the infection-carrying misquitoes are likely to survive.
In a press conference, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that the Zika virus seems to be scarier than what they initially thought. This is after a Brazilian team of scientists discovered that it is possible for the Zika virus to trigger an immune attack on the central nervous system of adults.