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Zika Vaccine Could Be Ready for First Human Trials Within Months

A vaccine against the Zika virus could be ready for initial human trials within months and be dispatched to affected regions for large-scale testing in 2017, a top U.S. infectious-disease official said Thursday. “We know we can start early trials,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a Senate panel. "By the end of 2016, a trial will have been completed that will ask: Is it safe and does it induce a response [from the immune...

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