Don: Sabah people may have inborn Zika virus antibodies


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  • Wednesday, 21 Sep 2016

KOTA KINABALU: People in Sabah may not need to be too worried about the Zika virus because they could have inborn antibodies since it is said to be endemic here.

A Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) professor said the virus has been found in apes and probably humans here as early as the 1960s.

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