Zika viruses of African and Asian lineages cause fetal harm in a mouse model of vertical transmission

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Jaeger, Anna S.; Murrieta, Reyes A.; Goren, Lea R.; Crooks, Chelsea M.; Moriarty, Ryan V.; Weiler, Andrea M.; Rybarczyk, Sierra; Semler, Matthew R.; Huffman, Christopher; Mejia, Andres; Simmons, Heather A.; Fritsch, Michael; Osorio, Jorge E.; Eickhoff, Jens C.; O’Connor, Shelby L.; Ebel, Gregory D.; Friedrich, Thomas C.; Aliota, Matthew T.;

Author summary Zika virus (ZIKV) was first discovered in Uganda in 1947, and is thought to have spread from Africa through equatorial Asia in the middle of the 20th century. Along the way the virus diversified, so that now two genetic lineages, African and Asian/America... View more
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