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New Study Shows A Zika Vaccine May Be On The Horizon08:00
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 In this May 23, 2016, file photo, an Aedes aegypti mosquito sits inside a glass tube at the Fiocruz institute. (Felipe Dana / AP)
In this May 23, 2016, file photo, an Aedes aegypti mosquito sits inside a glass tube at the Fiocruz institute. (Felipe Dana / AP)
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Scientists are working to develop a vaccine for the Zika virus. Tuesday, a team led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center announced that they may have moved one step closer to finding that vaccine — or two vaccines, actually.

The study finds that mice injected with the two experimental vaccines were almost completely immune to Zika for up to two months.

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Carey Goldberg, editor of WBUR's CommonHealth blog. She tweets @commonhealth.

Dr. Dan H. Barouch, director of the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

This segment aired on June 28, 2016.

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