Dengue and Zika Viruses: Epidemiological History, Potential Therapies, and Promising Vaccines

Dengue virus (DENV), which can lead to fatal hemorrhagic fever, affects 390 million people worldwide. The closely related Zika virus (ZIKV) causes microcephaly in newborns and Guillain-Barré syndrome in adults. Both viruses are mostly transmitted by <i>Aedes albopictus </i>and <i>A...

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Main Authors: Nelly M. Silva, Nuno C. Santos, Ivo C. Martins
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2020-09-01
Series:Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease
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