Remember Zika?

It was all the rage a few years ago. Well, it is still out there. However, researchers at Arizona State University might have found a breakthrough that would allow your pregnant friend to travel to your destination wedding in South America. The ASU researchers are developing an injection targeting part of the Zika viral protein called DIII, which plays a key role in how the virus infects people. That’s the good news. The bad news is your wedding might have to be put on hold for a while as researchers expect to start Phase I testing in a couple years. For a look back at the terror Zika created, see this. So, until a vaccine or treatment is approved, keep the Off or Cutter handy. Help could be on the way.

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