The Dark Side of the Immune Response: how antibodies can facilitate the spread of Zika virus

From 2015 to 2016, Americans watched as a curiously-named virus spread like wildfire throughout South America, leaving a trail of birth defects in its wake. This virus, known as Zika virus, or ZIKV for short, eventually entered the United States, and with it came the fear that these birth defects would start popping up in … Continue reading The Dark Side of the Immune Response: how antibodies can facilitate the spread of Zika virus