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Three Experimental Zika Vaccines Protect Rhesus Monkeys

Three experimental Zika vaccine candidates have completely protected rhesus macaque monkeys from infection, scientists announced Thursday, and human clinical trials of one of the vaccines are set to begin this fall.   Researchers at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Maryland and Harvard University in Boston said in June that they had developed two vaccines against Zika that protected mice. Since then, a third vaccine, using a harmless cold virus, has been developed, and...

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