Zika Vaccine Shows Promise Against Brain Cancer

September 18, 2018

(UPI) – A Zika virus successfully killed off human glioblastoma brain cancer stem cells transplanted into mice, according to a study. Based upon the results, researchers believe a live, attenuated version of the Zika virus, which is spread by mosquitoes, could be used as an option for treatment of the incurable form of brain cancer. The findings were published Tuesday in the journal mBio.

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