Getty image from BBC post

Getty image from BBC post

Fascinating article on using Zika virus to fight brain cancer.

"It looks like there's a silver lining to Zika."

"latest research shows the virus can selectively infect and kill hard-to-treat cancerous cells in adult brains....Zika injections shrank aggressive tumours in fully grown mice, yet left other brain cells unscathed."

Article posted on  BBC website (read post here), from a report in the Journal of Experimental Medicine