Video: Responding to a crisis—a vaccine for Zika
While a new Gallup poll finds most Americans are not worried about Zika, the recent case of an infected baby born in San Diego demonstrates the virus is a very real issue in this country.
One UConn scientist has been working on a vaccine for Zika since the news about cases in Brazil first surfaced last year. For Paulo Verardi, the work is both professional and personal – he's a native of Brazil. And for his lab, creating a vaccine that is both effective and economical is a daily goal.