Zika cases are down, but researchers prepare for the virus’s return

Plenty of questions remain about transmission and vaccine development

1-month-old baby with microcephaly

ZIKA'S IMPRINT  Zika’s spread through the Americas, with the associated birth defects and other maladies, was one of the top stories last year. It remained an important science story in 2017.

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