A chikungunya fever vaccine utilizing an insect-specific virus platform –

Nature Medicine
February 2017, Volume 23 No 2 pp137-264
http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v23/n2/index.html

Articles
A chikungunya fever vaccine utilizing an insect-specific virus platform – pp192 – 199
Jesse H Erasmus, Albert J Auguste, Jason T Kaelber, Huanle Luo, Shannan L Rossi, Karla Fenton, Grace Leal, Dal Y Kim, Wah Chiu, Tian Wang, Ilya Frolov, Farooq Nasar & Scott C Weaver
doi:10.1038/nm.4253
New vaccine approaches that safely elicit immunity are needed to protect against infectious disease. Erasmus et al. report their development of an insect-virus-based platform that they use to engineer a protective vaccine against chikungunya fever.