Zika Research at Texas Biomed (video) Texas Biomedical Research Institute Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption The Zika virus is an emerging health threat. There is no virus for the illness spread primarily by mosquito bites. Texas Biomed scientists explain why their work on this issue is so important. Credit Texas Biomed Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.