Zika Virus Battle Exposes Flaws In Vaccine Development

When microbiologist Maurice Hilleman was testing his revolutionary mumps vaccine in the 1960s, parents allowed their children to participate in the clinical trial in a simple way: They signed their names on an index card, right below a sentence indicating that they gave permission for their child to receive the experimental inoculation. In the decades since,…

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