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Immunological Assays used to Support Efficacy of Zika Virus Vaccines

Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
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Trop. Med. Infect. Dis. 2019, 4(3), 97; https://doi.org/10.3390/tropicalmed4030097
Received: 15 May 2019 / Revised: 11 June 2019 / Accepted: 21 June 2019 / Published: 28 June 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Developing Zika Vaccines: Status Update)
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Abstract

In February of 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika virus (ZIKV) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. This prompted a rapid response from both the private and public sector resulting in the generation of several promising vaccine candidates. In this review, we discuss published scientific efforts associated with these novel vaccines, emphasizing the immunological assays used to evaluate their immunogenicity and efficacy, and support future licensure. View Full-Text
Keywords: Zika; virus; vaccine; assays Zika; virus; vaccine; assays
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Eckels, K.H.; De La Barrera, R.A.; Putnak, J.R. Immunological Assays used to Support Efficacy of Zika Virus Vaccines. Trop. Med. Infect. Dis. 2019, 4, 97.

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