Zika Virus causing microcephaly in Brazil  | Genetically modified

Zika Virus causing microcephaly in Brazil | Genetically modified

The zika virus is suspected of being the cause in the surge of cases of microcephaly in Brazil. Scientists in th UK are targeting mosquitoes thought to be carriers.

At San Paulo’s renowned Butantan Institute they’re famous for research into anti-venom and the production of biopharmaceuticals. Now, there’s a new priority, finding a vaccine for Zika and they’re starting from scratch.

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