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Wolbachia Bacteria May Be Key To Preventing Mosquitoes From Transmitting Zika Virus

A certain bacterium known as Wolbachia may be incredibly useful in building a new line of defense against the spread of Zika virus, according to a new study published in Cell Host & Microbe. Though Wolbachia has been studied in the past as an effective control agent for dengue virus and even malaria, this is… Read More »

How Would We Go About Stopping The Spread Of The Zika Virus In The US?

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Hillary Clinton, Senator, Secretary of State, 2016 presidential candidate.  Zika — a virus linked to devastating birth defects — is a serious and urgent threat to the United States. Already, there are more than 900 confirmed cases across U.S. states and territories, and that number is expected… Read More »