Smart Science: Wolbachia Bacteria Might Stop Zika And Dengue Viruses

Published: Feb 08, 2016

A funny-sounding bacteria that you’ve never heard of—Wolbachia—will likely be an important weapon in the fight against Zika, dengue and other viruses plaguing the tropics. These arbovirus infections have been exploding in Latin America and the Caribbean and scientists are scrambling to stop the onslaught.

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