New Zika Mouse Model Mimics Human Disease

Researchers develop another mouse model of Zika virus infection that mimics the disease in humans.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.the-scientist.com

…and strains from Africa, Polynesia and Asia were used in it – and all did the same thing?  Interesting…meaning there is no clear differentiation between “original” (=older) African strains and more recent incarnations?  Meaning, obviously, that background immunity due to endemicity will probably prevent the nastiness seen in adult infections in S America?  Possibly…watch this space!

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