International team of scientists map structure of Zika virus

CCTV News

International team of scientists map structure of Zika virus1

A team of international scientists in the U.S. state of Indiana have been able to map the structure of the Zika virus for the first time.

It’s not the cure many are waiting for. But it does bring that cure one step closer. CCTV America’s Roee Ruttenberg explains.

International team of scientists map structure of Zika virus

International team of scientists map structure of Zika virus

A team of international scientists in the U.S. state of Indiana have been able to map the structure of the Zika virus for the first time. It's not the cure many are waiting for. But it does bring that cure one step closer. CCTV America's Roee Ruttenberg explains.

The team behind the discovery said the map can help answer many questions.

One of the most amazing things about this discovery is that it took only months of research.

The team said the next step is to develop treatments. Now that they have the map, it’s just a matter of finding the right directions.