Zika

  • The US Food and Drug Administration has just approved the the first human trials of an experimental Zika virus vaccine, with the first subjects to receive their doses in the coming weeks.
  • IBM's World Community Grid is a program that links the processing power of the phones, tablets and computers of ordinary citizens to tackle world health problems like tuberculosis. To date the program has supported 27 different research projects and it's now setting its sights on the Zika virus.