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Preliminary Zika vaccines prevent neurological disorders in newborn mice

(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) Two vaccines against Zika virus developed at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have successfully conveyed immunity from female mice to pups conceived weeks after the mother's vaccination. When challenged with Zika virus within a week of their birth, both vaccines protected the pups against neurological damage better than pups with no maternal-conferred immunity.
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Two vaccines against Zika virus have successfully conveyed immunity from female mice to pups conceived weeks after the mother's vaccination.

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