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Zika virus (ATCC® VR-84™)
|Name of Depositor||J. Casals, Rockefeller Foundation|
|Source||Blood from experimental forest sentinel rhesus monkey, Uganda, 1947|
|Year of Origin||1947|
|References||Dick GW. Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 46: 509, 1952.|
As you’ve probably already heard, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently made an announcement declaring the Zika virus to be a global health emergency. They did so without providing much detail about the disease, however, so here is some more information and answers to questions many people are asking, such as: Where did it come from? And do the millions of genetically modified mosquitoes that have been released in these areas have anything to do with it?
First of all, this sexually-transmitted virus has been around for approximately 70 years, and is actually marketed by two companies, but before we get to that, let’s find out who owns the patent on the virus. It’s the Rockefeller Foundation.
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