Make in India! Scientists in Hyderabad claim world’s first Zika Virus vaccine

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In an important “Make in India” moment, scientists at a Hyderabad lab say they have developed the world’s first vaccine against the Zika Virus. They say, in fact, that they have two.

A global health emergency has been declared by the World Health Organisation following increased reports of the virus.

It has been linked to birth defects in newly-born children after pregnant women are bitten by mosquitoes.

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There are now fears that the virus can also be spread by having unprotected sex.

They have developed 2 versions of initial vaccinations and the approval is pending from WHO(world health organisation).

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