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Pitt Infectious Disease Specialists Hope To Develop Zika Vaccine

U.S. Department of Agriculture

The spread of the Zika virus has researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health partnering with a Brazilian foundation to find a cure. Zika is a mosquito borne virus that can also be transmitted sexually. We'll talk with Dr. Ernesto Marques, a native of Brazil and a professor of infectious diseases and microbiology at Pitt who says his long-term goal is to develop a Zika vaccine. Also joining us in studio is Pitt epidemiology professor Jennifer Adibi.

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