The Zika outbreak comes at a time of ongoing advances in data sharing policy, including a new call by the Wellcome Trust for journals and research funders to support open sharing of Zika research. PLOS Medicine Chief Editor Larry Peiperl and PLOS NTDs co-Editor-in-Chief Peter Hotez call on researchers to make full use of these opportunities.
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