Key Culprit Found In Disease Affecting Half World’s People | Video

UC Berkeley scientists locate a ‘nonstructural protein’ responsible for fluid loss and resulting shock from Dengue Fever (‘break bone disease). 390 million people are infected with this virus each year. Virologist Eva Harris - herself a Dengue sufferer – describes the vascular leakage caused by the NS1 protein.

credit : Produced by Roxanne Makasdjian and Stephen McNally, UC Berkeley