Brazilian Researchers Develop Faster Test to Detect Zika Virus

By Dorah Feliciano, Contributing Reporter BRASILIA, BRAZIL – A cheaper and faster test for detecting the Zika virus is being developed by Fiocruz (Oswaldo Cruz Foundation) in Pernambuco, Brazil. The researchers are hopeful that the new test will help save lives, especially outside big cities. “Given that the current technique (PCR, or polymerase chain reaction) […]

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