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Abbink P, Larocca RA, Rafael A, Bricault CA, Moseley ET, Boyd M, Kirilova M, Li Z, Ng'ang'a D, Nanayakkara O, Nityanandam R, Mercado NB, Borducchi EN, Agarwal A, Brinkman AL, Cabral C, Chandrashekar A, Giglio PB, Jetton D, Jimenez J, Lee BC, Mojta S, Molloy K, Shetty M, Neubauer GH, Stephenson KE, Peron JP, Zanotto PM, Misamore J, Finneyfrock B, Lewis MG, Alter G, Modjarrad K, Jarman RG, Eckels KH, Michael NL, Thomas SJ, Barouch DH (2016) Protective efficacy of multiple vaccine platforms against Zika virus challenge in rhesus monkeys. Science 353:1129-1132.

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Aliota MT, Peinado SA, DarioVelez I, Osorio JE (2016b) The wMel strain of Wolbachia Reduces Transmission of Zika virus by Aedes aegypti. Scientific Reports 6: 28792. DOI: 10.1038/srep28792.

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Anholeti MC, Duprat RC, Figueiredo MR, Kaplan MAC, Santos MG, Gonzalez MS, Ratcliffe NA,  Feder D, Paiva SR, Mello CB  (2015) Biocontrol evaluation of extracts and a major component, clusianone, from Clusia fluminensis Planch & Triana against Aedes aegypti. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 110: 629–635. doi:  10.1590/0074-02760150103.

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Asif A, Manzoor S, Tuz-Zahra F, Saalim M, Ashraf M, Ishtiyaq J, Khalid M (2017) Zika Virus: Immune Evasion Mechanisms, Currently Available Therapeutic Regimens, and Vaccines.  Viral Immunology 2017 Oct 13. doi: 10.1089/vim.2017.0046. [Epub ahead of print]

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Barouch DH, Thomas SJ, Michael NL (2017) Prospects for a Zika virus vaccine. Immunity 46: 176-182.

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Boyer Chammard TH, Schepers K, Breurec S, Messiaen T, Destrem AL, Mahevas M, Soulillou A, Janaud L, Curlier E, Herrmann-Storck C, Hoen B (2017) Severe thrombocytopenia after Zika virus infection, Guadeloupe, 2016. Emerging Infectious Diseases 23: 696-698. doi: 10.3201/eid2304.161967.

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