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Episode 2- Talking about Zika Virus

Episode 2- Talking about Zika Virus

Recording Time: 5th August, 2016; 8:00 pm IST

Topic: Talking about Zika Virus

Episode Highlights:

1. Basic Biology

  • Identification History
  • Structure and genetic make up
  • Earlier epidemiological situations
  • Current epidemiology- Asian context and Global context

2. Animal models for Zika research

3. Treatment and vaccine strategies

4. Microcephaly and Zika virus correlation

References and links:

  1. Zika Virus. Clinical Microbiology reviews. Doi: 10.1128/CMR.00072-15
  2. Zika Virus. NEJM. Doi: 10.1056/NEJMra1602113
  3. Zika virus: Indian perspectives. Doi: 10.4103/0971-5916.187103
  4. Broadly neutralizing activity of Zika virus-immune sera identifies a single viral serotype. Cell Reports, 2016 DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.07.049
  5. Zika virus challenges for neuropsychiatry. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 2016; Volume 12: 1747 DOI: 10.2147/NDT.S113037
  6. Zika Virus- Structure, Genome, Symptoms, Transmission, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis. Accessed From:
  7. Mapping global environmental suitability for Zika virus. https://elifesciences.org/content/5/e15272
Updated: August 30, 2016 — 6:29 pm


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  1. Very Nice Program Sagar Vai and Other Indian Friends. Keep going Allthe best.

  2. its v good initiative just keep it up.
    secondally dude i need literature on zika virus cause i want to write review of litrature on zika virus so can you guys hlep me in this matter ?

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