Zika Virus and Microcephaly

Until now, scientists have been cautious about definitely linking Zika virus infections with the birth defect microcephaly which causes an abnormally small head and damaged brains. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now says there is sufficient evidence to prove this link. PositiveTip: To prevent Zika infections when in infected areas avoid mosquito bites and…

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Traveler Warnings for Zika Virus

The U. S. Centers for Disease Control is warning pregnant women in any trimester and those who plan to become pregnant to avoid travel to 14 areas of the Caribbean and Central and South America. This comes because of a surge in microcephalic infant births believed to be caused by Zika virus infection. So far there is…

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