Australian researchers discover possible new target for mosquito-borne virus treatments

A team from the University of Queensland's School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences has identified a single antibody that could protect against a variety of mosquito-borne viruses including Zika, West Nile, and dengue.

The viral protein named NS1 provides a new target for treatments. To date, the antibody has demonstrated benefits in laboratory-based trials.

Press release - University of Queensland