Past exposure to dengue may boost Zika’s potency, scientists say

A pair of studies published last week focused on Zika’s complex relationship with dengue, which is closely related and spread by the same Aedes mosquito as Zika.

In paper published in Nature Immunology on Thursday, researchers found that most dengue antibodies helped Zika viruses proliferate and invade cells.

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