Genetic screen identifies genes that protect cells from Zika virus: Genes found to safeguard against infection as well as resuscitate infected cells

The Zika virus has affected over 60 million people, mostly in South America. It has potentially devastating consequences for pregnant women and their unborn children, many of whom are born with severe microcephaly and other

Engineered DNA vaccine protects against emerging Mayaro virus infection: New vaccine induces robust and specific immune responses and provides complete protection from disease in preclinical studies

A novel, synthetic DNA vaccine developed at The Wistar Institute induces protective immunity against Mayaro virus (MAYV), a mosquito-borne infection endemic to South America, that has the potential to become a global emerging viral threat.