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FSU study: Drugs may stop Zika from replicating, damaging fetal brains

As health officials report one new local case of Zika in Miami Beach, new research from Florida State University, Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health indicates that existing drugs may be able to stop the virus from replicating in the body and damaging fetal brains.

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FSU research team makes Zika drug breakthrough

A team of researchers from Florida State University, Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health found existing drugs that can stop Zika from replicating in the body and from damaging fetal brains. Tests are still needed to determine a specific treatment regimen for Zika. There currently is no medical treatment for Zika.

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FSU research team makes Zika drug breakthrough

A team of researchers from Florida State University, Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health found existing drugs that can stop Zika from replicating in the body and from damaging fetal brains. Tests are still needed to determine a specific treatment regimen for Zika. There currently is no medical treatment for Zika.
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FSU research team makes Zika drug breakthrough 1:53

FSU research team makes Zika drug breakthrough

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz condemns GOP for failing to pass Zika funding before recess 1:51

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz condemns GOP for failing to pass Zika funding before recess

Mayor Gimenez reacts to Zika cases found in Miami Beach 2:55

Mayor Gimenez reacts to Zika cases found in Miami Beach

Miami Beach sanitation workers ramp up Zika mosquito prevention efforts 1:25

Miami Beach sanitation workers ramp up Zika mosquito prevention efforts