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US researcher have identified drug candidates for potential anti-Zika properties: Emricasan, which prevents Zika-related neural cell death and Niclosamide, which can prevent Zika replication

A number of existing drugs were identified as having anti-Zika virus (pictured) activity, which could have a significant impact on the development of therapeutics for the disease

Source  National Institutes of Health, NIAID / Science Photo Library