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Zika, Genes, and News

Zika Import Permit Approved

The Hawai’i State Board of Agriculture voted to approve an application by the University of Hawai’i to import live Zika virus so that research into finding a vaccine can get underway in Honolulu. Read the UH MED NOW story.


VIDEO: Dr. Vivek Nerurkar speaks about the Zika Import Permit

Dr. Vivek Nerurkar on Zika Import Permit
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​It is with sadness that we note the death of award-winning singer and actor, Jimmy Borges, of Hawaiʻi. The thoughts of us at the John A. Burns School of Medicine and the UH Cancer Center are with his family and friends during this difficult time. Aloha, Jimmy!


Click HERE to read more and watch a UH Cancer Center video about Jimmy's journey.

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