Researchers have demonstrated that a specific subclass of antibody is elevated in patients who develop severe secondary dengue; this could lead to better identification of those at risk and possibly improved treatments and vaccines.
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1 Could specific antibodies be the cause of hemorrhagic fever in secondary dengue infections?
0 Vaccines against chikungunya, Zika and other emerging Aedes mosquito-borne viruses: unblocking existing bottlenecks
In this review the author looks at the progress of vaccine development towards mosquito-borne viral diseases, such as Zika and chikungunya.