Healthy Living: New Drug for Zika?

The Zika epidemic started raging in 2015, terrifying the world with images of newborns with terrible birth defects.

One researcher, originally from Brazil, is using brain stem cells to find a drug that could treat or even cure infected people.

We learn more in Healthy Living.

Muotri says it’ll take three to four months to get access to sofosbuvir and to start human clinical trials.

Muotri is excited it’s only taken two years from proving Zika caused the birth defects to starting clinical trials for a potential cure.

American mosquitos are most active during dusk hours, and will come out of hibernation at 50 degrees.

 

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