14 February 2017
Vol 10, Issue 466

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Online Cover This week features a Research Article that shows that Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) suppresses the immune response in infected neuronal cells by increasing the expression of a microRNA that prevents the production of type I interferons. Blocking this microRNA in JEV-infected mice inhibited viral replication and increased survival. The image depicts viruses affecting a neuron. [Image: Kateryna Kon/shutterstock]