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Sanofi launches hunt for Zika vaccine as disease fears grow

Zika's link to microcephaly and other neurological disorders in newborns has catapulted it up the global health agenda.


FRENCH drugmaker Sanofi has launched a project to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus in the most decisive commitment yet by a major vaccine producer to fight the disease linked to multiple birth defects in Brazil.

The company said on Tuesday that its Sanofi Pasteur