Ultrapotent IgM antibodies isolated from a pregnant woman with Zika virus show promise as an immunotherapy

By | November 23, 2022
Zika virus (ZIKV) infection is a potentially teratogenic illness, causing up to one in seven infants born to infected mothers to suffer neurodevelopmental deficits. A new study published in the journal Cell shows that some mothers escape injury to their babies because they develop a highly potent neutralizing antibody.