Was Biologist First to Transmit Zika in US?

The Zika virus has put the pharma world into a tizzy. Believed to have been born in the Zika forest of Uganda, the origin of the virus was first established in 1936. In 1947, scientists were researching on the serum of a rhesus macaque that was running a fever. The macaque was caged in the Zika forest, near the Uganda/East African Virus Research Institute, in Entebbe. They isolated a tramissible agent from its serum that was first described as the Zika virus in 1952. Two years later, in 1954, the Read more [...]
Dr. Nalini Mohan Koutha
Dr. Nalini Mohan Koutha

Dr. Nalini is a Pharmaceutical patent expert and has extensive experience as a technical and Intellectual Property Specialist in Generic Pharmaceutical manufacturing. His quest for analytical thinking extends to his deep interest in philately.


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