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Favipiravir inhibits in vitro Usutu virus replication and delays disease progression in an infection model in mice

Nidya A. Segura Guerrero et al – Antiviral Research, October 29, 2018

The ZikaPLAN and ZIKAlliance authors of this study show that the Usutu virus (USUV) infection model in mice is suitable for assessing the potential in vivo efficacy of novel USUV/flavivirus inhibitors.

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Research Focus

NEURO-ZIKA: Neurological Manifestations of Zika

Defining the spectrum of neurological diseases associated with Zika virus (ZIKV) infection, in both the central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system (PNS) of adults and children.

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WEAR: Wearable Aedes Repellent Technologies

To protect pregnant women, novel, wash-in detergent formulations and long-lasting plastic technologies containing repellents for the treatment of clothing and other wearable repellent technologies are being developed using new microencapsulation techniques.

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Investigating Vaccines in Antibody Dependent Enhancement

Identifying the major T-cell epitopes and cross reactive B-cell epitopes on ZIKV and assessing the role of flavivirus antibodies in protective and pathogenic immunity following ZIKV through antibody dependent enhancement (ADE).

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